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Buckwheat Harvest

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Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

Commissioned from the artist by Emile Gavet; June 11-12, 1875, sold by Gavet at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, no. 52, and bought by Martin Brimmer, Boston; 1875-1896, Mr. Martin Brimmer, Boston; 1896, inherited by Mrs. Martin Brimmer (wife); 1906, bequeathed to the MFA by Mrs. Martin Brimmer (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Martin Brimmer

1868–70

Dimensions

75.9 x 97.8 cm (29 7/8 x 38 1/2 in.) 74 x 95.8 cm (29 1/8 x 37 3/4 in.) design

Accession Number

06.2425

Medium or Technique

Pastel and black conté crayon on light brown wove paper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pastels