Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875). Haystacks: Autumn, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Lillian S. Timken, 1959 (60.71.12) | In Autumn, with the harvest finished, the gleaners have departed and the sheep are left to graze. Beyond the haystacks lie the plain of Chailly and the rooftops of Barbizon.