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Millet's Birthplace at Gruchy

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Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

1865, Moureau, Paris. 1878, Félix-Bienaimé Feuardent (b. 1819 - d. 1907), Paris. Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy A. Shaw, Jr. and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

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

about 1863

Dimensions

31.2 x 45.5 cm (12 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1495

Medium or Technique

Pastel over black conté crayon heightened with pen and ink on darkened cream wove paper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pastels