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Women Sewing by Lamplight (La Veillée)

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Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

Paul van Cuyck, Belgium. By 1878, M. Laurent-Richard; sold by Laurent-Richard at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 23-25, 1878, lot no. 52. 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

1853–54

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 44

Dimensions

35 x 26.7 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1492

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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