The Wheat Sifters is an oil painting produced in 1854 by French painter Gustave Courbet.
This painting was first accepted by the Paris Salon in 1855 for exhibition then it was accepted by the Society of Friends of the Art of Nantes in 1861. It was there ninth exhibition. Later, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes bought the painting and is currently at view in Nantes.
This painting attracts viewers’ attention towards the boy who was curious and looking at the bare chambers. The wide shoulders with ruddy cloths, a slender waist depicts as the Caravaggio’s kneeling saint. The dimensions of the painting The Wheat Sifters were 131 cm × 167 cm or 52 in × 66 in.