Jean-François Millet

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Jean-François Millet
1814-1875
Five Sketches of a Woman's Head
Charcoal on paper.
10 5/8 x 8 3/16 inches (271 x 208 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Gertrude W. and Seth Dennis.
1984.14:4

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Inscription: 
Millet atelier stamps (Lugt 1460) in brown ink, in each section, and on verso, "J.F.M.".
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Gertrude W. and Seth Dennis, New York.
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Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 361.

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Watermark: none.
This sheet is folded in four sections, with sketches in each section. On the verso of the drawing is a form letter dated 18 June (?) 1872 from M. Bancel, the mayor of Melun, and M. Courtois, the Vice-President of the Museum Commission.
Verso: A form letter dated 18 June (?) 1872 from M. Bancel, the mayor of Melun, and M. Courtois, the Vice-President of the Museum Commission.

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