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The Maternal Precaution

A work made of cliché-verre retouched with dark brown ink on cream wove photo-sensitized paper.
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  • A work made of cliché-verre retouched with dark brown ink on cream wove photo-sensitized paper.

Date:

1860–63

Artist:

Jean François Millet
French, 1814-1875

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean François Millet

Title

The Maternal Precaution

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1860–1863

Medium

Cliché-verre retouched with dark brown ink on cream wove photo-sensitized paper

Dimensions

Image: 29.7 × 23.8 cm (11 3/4 × 9 3/8 in.); Sheet: 29.7 × 23.8 cm (11 3/4 × 9 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1944.92

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