Millet, Francis Davis
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 3 November 1846, in Mattapoisett (Massachusetts); died 15 April 1912, in the sinking of the Titanic.
Painter, medallist, draughtsman, illustrator. History painting, portraits, genre scenes. Murals.
Francis Millet studied in Antwerp under Van Lerins and Keyser, and worked in Europe and the US before covering the Russo-Turkish war and the 1898 war between the US and Spain as a war correspondent. He took part in the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris, won a Silver Medal at the 1889 Universal Exhibition and was a Member of the Jury (representing the US) and hors-concours in 1900. Millet became an Associate of the National Academy in New York in 1882, a Member of the Academy in 1885 and was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1900....