About This Artwork

possibly Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

Landscape with Cattle, 1866/1867

Brush and blackish brown ink, over graphite, on ivory wove paper
109 x 155 mm

Gift of Mr. Philip Pinsof, Silverstein and Pinsof Inc., 1942.175

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Robert L. Herbert, “Millet Reconsidered,” Museum Studies, 1 (1966), pp. 50 and 62.

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

Henri Loyrette, L’Art Français, 5 (1997).

Ownership History

Estate of the artist [Lugt 1460a]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 24-25, 1894 [according to Herbert 1966]. William Bateson (1861-1926), London, to 1926 [Lugt Suppl. 2604a]. Sold, Sotheby’s, London, 23 April 1929, lot 187, to Parsons. Given by Philip Pinsof to the Art Institute, 1942.

Interpretive Resources

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