About This Artwork

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

Study (recto and verso), c. 1869

Charcoal (recto), and black chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper
200 x 176 mm

Gift of Mrs. John Alden Carpenter, 1954.1349

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Robert L. Herbert, “Millet Reconsidered,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 1 (1966), pp. 28-65, fig. 22, as Two Women (recto).

The Art Institute of Chicago, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979) (recto).

Ownership History

Estate of the artist, [Lugt 1460b]. Given by Mrs. John Alden Carpenter (née Ellen Waller Borden), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1954.

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