Bring a bit of the Chazen to your home with this matted print featuring Study for Proclaiming the King by Francis Davis Millet.
Francis Davis Millet was born in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. In 1869, he graduated from Harvard with honors in modern language and literature. He then went to work for the Boston Courier while studying with the lithographer Dominique C. Fabronius. Millet then enrolled at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium in 1871. After two years of study, he was appointed secretary to the Massachusetts Board of Commissioners at the Vienna World’s Fair and in 1893, Millet was the director of decorations at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. While on business for the American Academy in Rome, Millet died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912 en route to the United States.
Francis Davis Millet (American, 1846-1912), Study for Proclaiming the King, 1901, oil on canvas, gift of D. Frederick Baker from the Baker/Pisano Collection, 2017.27.54
11″W x 14″H (matted image measures 8″W x 10″H) printed image with backing board.