This beautiful painting is by Jules Adolphe Aimé Louis Breton (1827-1906) who was a 19th-century French Realist artist. His paintings are heavily influenced by the French countryside and his absorption of traditional methods of painting.
Fin du travail (The End of the Working Day) : Jules Breton : Free Download & Streaming
I found it. Jules Adolphe Breton The Song of the Lark. in the Chicago Art Institute. One of the most stunningly beautiful paintings I've ever seen. It looks so dark here, but when you see it in real life, it is just . . . . . just . . . . .
Virginie Élodie Marie Thérèse Demont-Breton (26 July 1859, Courrières- 10 January 1935, Paris) was a French artist who worked with Hélène Bertaux in her effort to open the École des Beaux-Arts to women students; a goal which was achieved in 1897.