About This Artwork

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

The Vigil, 1856

Etching from a zinc plate in warm black on ivory laid China paper hinged at lower left corner to ivory card
151 x 111 mm (image); 179 x 133 mm (plate); 256 x 181 mm (primary support); 361 x 254 mm (secondary support)

Gift of Alice H. Brown in memory of Cyrus Hall McCormick, 1944.65

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