Millet or Milé, Jean François (both: zhäN fräNswäˈ mēlāˈ) [key], c.1642–1679, French landscape painter, known as Francisque, b. Antwerp. The Arcadian and imaginary Italian landscapes that are attributed to him (e.g., The Storm; National Gall., London) are painted in the manner of Gaspard Poussin and may be seen in numerous European galleries. His son, Jean François Millet, 1666–1732, was also a landscape painter.
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