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The Vigil

A work made of etching from a zinc plate in warm black on ivory laid china paper hinged at lower left corner to ivory card.
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  • A work made of etching from a zinc plate in warm black on ivory laid china paper hinged at lower left corner to ivory card.

Date:

1856

Artist:

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean François Millet

Title

The Vigil

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1856

Medium

Etching from a zinc plate in warm black on ivory laid China paper hinged at lower left corner to ivory card

Dimensions

Image: 15.1 × 11.1 cm (6 × 4 3/8 in.); Plate: 17.9 × 13.3 cm (7 1/16 × 5 1/4 in.); Primary support: 25.6 × 18.1 cm (10 1/8 × 7 3/16 in.); Secondary support: 36.1 × 25.4 cm (14 1/4 × 10 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1944.65

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