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Standing Spinner

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Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

Until 1874, John W. Wilson; April 27-28, 1874, Wilson sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 114. 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 1850–55

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 59

Dimensions

45.2 x 32.5 cm (17 13/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1499

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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