This simple realism painting reproductions gave the audience an unusual solemnity. Millet generally use horizontal composition to make the figures appeared monumental in the foreground. The three main characters wore red, blue and yellow hat separately, so was their clothes, which attracted people's attention oil painting reproduction. Besides, their actions were coherence, calm and orderly, perhaps prolonged bending labor has made them feel very tired, but they were still sticking to it.
Although the face was deleted, their movement and body genre paintings became more expressive, that is tolerance, modesty and loyalty. Millet employed dignified simplicity to shape the extraordinary expressive characters, what he expressed is the intimacy between man and land.