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Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

About 1863, with Moreau, Paris. Emile Gavet, Paris; sold by Gavet at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 11-12, 1875, lot no. 61. Possibly owned by P. Barbédienne, and sold at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 27, 1885, lot no. 76. Quincy Adams Shaw, Boston; 1917, given to the MFA by Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy A. Shaw, Jr. and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton

about 1863–64

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 109

Dimensions

38.7 x 50.3 cm (15 1/4 x 19 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1506

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon and pastel on light brown laid paper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pastels