About This Artwork

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

Sheet of Sketches: Standing Female Nude, Tree, Still Life, Fingers and Eye, n.d.

Charcoal, on ivory wove paper
199 x 161 mm

Gift of Mrs. M. L. Brown, 1945.39

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Washington, D.C., The Phillips Gallery, "Millet and Rodin," March 4-April 4, 1956.

Publication History

Robert L. Herbert, "Millet Reconsidered," Museum Studies, 1 (1966), pp. 32, and 56-57 (ill.).

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), no. 5C7.

Ownership History

Estate of the artist [Lugt 1815]; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 24-25, 1894 [according to Herbert 1966]. Hugo Fleischauer (died 1930), Stuttgart [Lugt Suppl. 1306b]. Sold by Schaeffer Galleries, New York, to the Art Institute, 1945.

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