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Mexican printmaker and draughtsman José Guadalupe Posada is best known for his costumed skeleton characters or calaveras, which he used as a vehicle for satire. He contributed to numerous periodicals, but the political and social stance of these publications led to his repeated imprisonment.
Known foremost for his paintings of peasants, Jean François Millet supported himself as a sign-painter during many financially turbulent years before achieving international success later in life. His scenes of rural society evoke a lost golden age, and the ageless figures of his peasants stand with dignity in the space between earth and sky.
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