The Mill of Montmartre

Georges Michel French

Not on view

In the first quarter of the nineteenth century Montmartre was still a picturesque suburb of Paris, where about forty windmills could be seen. Michel loved this stretch of land and painted many views of it throughout his career. The detailed observation and the rather precise technique of this picture suggest that it was done around 1820.

The Mill of Montmartre, Georges Michel (French, Paris 1763–1843 Paris), Oil on canvas

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