About This Artwork

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

Study, c. 1872

Black crayon, on ivory wove paper, (discolored to tan), laid down on cream wove paper
241 x 218 mm

Worcester Sketch Fund, 1969.18

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Paris, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, "Jean-François Millet," October 17, 1975-January 5, 1976, cat. 237; also traveled to London, the Hayward Gallery, January 20-March 7, 1976.

Publication History

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), no. 5E3.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist [Lugt 1460]. Sold by Albert Loeb and Krugier Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1969.

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