Jean-François Millet

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Jean-François Millet
1814-1875
Half-length Sketch of a Woman and a Sketch of a Figure
Black chalk on brown paper.
6 1/16 x 9 1/4 inches (155 x 235 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Gertrude W. and Seth Dennis.
1984.14:3
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Millet atelier stamp (Lugt 1460) in brown ink, at lower center, "J.F.M.".
Provenance: 
Gertrude W. and Seth Dennis, New York.
Bibliography: 

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.
The small figure may represent a peasant handling a boat (cf. Louvre, Inv. no. FR5803).

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