Vincent Van Gogh and Millet

Millet remained his favourite painter all his life. Vincent saw the painter of the peasant soul in him.
The “Angelus” particularly left its mark on him. That couple of peasant bending their heads, as if in front of a grave…
During the last year of his life, Vincent reproduced numerous drawings by Millet, including peasants working, whom he reinterpreted by adding colour.