(1846 - 1912)
Francis Davis Millet was active/lived in Massachusetts / England, Europe. Francis Millet is known for genre-interiors, figure and portrait painting.
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Born in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts and raised in East Bridgewater, Frank Millet was a respected teacher, and an academic painter and muralist known for historical genre including scenes from Alaska and Sioux Indians of Minnesota. teacher. He was President of the Guild of Boston Artists, and in 1893, served as Director of Functions at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
As a youngster, he lived on a farm whose setting was rooted in colonial America. He was a drummer boy in the Union Army, and in 1869, graduated from Harvard College with a degree in literature but during his sophomore year had developed a strong interest in painting.
His first artistic endeavor was decorating the Eagle Cotton Gin in Bridgewater, to help
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