About This Artwork

Jean-François Millet (attributed to)
French, 1814-1875

Woman and Child (Silence), 1855/60

Oil on canvas
18 x 15 1/8 in. (45.5 x 38.3 cm)
Inscribed lower right: J.F.M.

Bequest of Dr. John J. Ireland, 1968.94

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

San Francisco, The Palace of Fine Arts, Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst Loan Collection, 1917, cat. 12 (ill.).

Publication History

The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1967-68 (Chicago, 1968), p. 18.

Ownership History

Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst (died 1919), by 1917 [lent to San Francisco 1917]. John J. Ireland (died 1968), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1968.

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