1861. The Potato Planters painted.
Millet exhibited at the Salon of the Champs Elysees:
Feeding Her Birds.
The Sheep Shearer.
1862. List of pictures painted:—
The Wool Carder.
The Birth of the Calf.
The Man with the Hoe.
1863. Millet sent to Salon: Man with the
Hoe, The Wool Carder (see list of
works in 1862), and a Shepherd bringing Home his Sheep.
1864. Millet exhibited at the Salon: The
Shepherdess, and The Birth of the
Calf (see list of works in 1862).
1865. Completion of decorative pictures for
M. Thomas: Spring and Summer,
panels 8 by 4 ft., set in the woodwork; Autumn for the ceiling;
Winter for the chimneypiece.
1866. Short visit to Vichy, Auvergne, Clermont, Issoire.
1867. Millet exhibited at the Exposition Universelle
Death and the Woodcutter (refused by the Salon of 1859).
The Sheep Shearer.
The Sheep Fold.
The Potato Planters.
The Potato Harvest.
Visit to Vichy in June.
1867-69. The Pig Killers.
1868. Millet made Chevalier of the Legion of
Honor, August 13.
Journey with Sensier in Alsace and Switzerland, September.
1870. Millet elected, March 24, juror for coming
The Woman Churning exhibited at the Salon.
Departure for Greville on account of danger of remaining
in Barbizon during the war.
1871. Return to Barbizon November 7.
1874. Order from Administration of Beaux Arts
for mural decorations in
the Pantheon (Ste. Genevieve), Paris.
The Priory painted.
1875. Death of Millet, January 20, at Barbizon.
[Footnote 1: To this was added later 600 francs from the General Council of La Manche, but both annuities were soon discontinued.]
[Footnote 2: The exact date of Millet’s severing connection with Delaroche is not mentioned by his biographers, though the circumstances are detailed.]
Companions in the studio of Delaroche:—
Charles Francois Hebert (1817- ).
Jalabert (1819- ).
Thomas Couture (1815-1879).
Edouard Frere (1819-1886).
Adolphe Yvon (1817- ).
Prosper Louis Roux (1817- ).