MICHEL, Georges
(b. 1763, Paris, d. 1843, Paris)

Mills at Montmartre

Oil on canvas, 51 x 73 cm
Musée Carnavalet, Paris

Georges Michel was one of the forerunners of the romantic landscape paintings. His oeuvre is connected to the Golden Age of the Dutch painting. His style was formed by copying the landscapes of Jacob van Ruisdael and Meindert Hobbema.