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Shepherdess with her Flock and Dog

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Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

With P. Barbédienne, Paris (?). By 1875, Emile Gavet, Paris; sold by Gavet at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 11-12, 1875, lot no. 68, and bought by Détrimont (probably for Quincy Adams Shaw, Boston); Quincy Adams Shaw, Boston; Pauline Aggaziz Shaw, Boston. By 1897, Mrs. Ida Aggaziz Higginson, Boston; 1935, bequeathed to the MFA by Mrs. Henry L. Higginson. (Accession Date: July 11, 1935)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, in memory of her sister, Pauline Agassiz Shaw

1863–65

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 108

Dimensions

37.2 x 50.2 cm (14 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1162

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon and pastel with pen and ink on beige laid paper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pastels