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About This Artwork
Study for Flax Pulling, c. 1852
Graphite, with black chalk, heightened with white gouache, on ivory laid paper, laid down on cream wove paper
230 x 172 mm
Gift of Mrs. John Alden Carpenter, 1954.1346
Prints and Drawings
Not on Display
Robert L. Herbert, “Millet Reconsidered,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, 1 (1966), pp. 28-65, fig. 9.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979).
Estate of the artist, [Lugt 1460b]. Given by Mrs. John Alden Carpenter (née Ellen Waller Borden), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1954.