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About This Artwork
Woman Emptying a Pail, 1856/1857
Black crayon, over red chalk, on ivory wove paper (discolored to tan)
261 x 173 mm
Gift of Mrs. John Alden Carpenter, 1954.1345
Prints and Drawings
Not on Display
Robert L. Herbert, “Millet Reconsidered,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, 1 (1966), pp. 28-65, fig. 14, as Woman at the Well.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979).
Estate of the artist [Lugt 1460]. Given by Mrs. John Alden Carpenter (née Ellen Waller Borden), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1954.