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Coming Storm

1867–68

Jean-François Millet, French, 1814–1875 French


Dimensions

42.0 x 53.7 cm (16 9/16 x 21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2426

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon and pastel on green-brown wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe , Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Inscription

Lower left: J. F. Millet

Provenance

Commissioned from the artist by Emile Gavet, Paris; sold by Gavet at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 11-12, 1875, lot no. 17, and bought by Martin Brimmer, Boston; 1896, inherited by Mrs. Martin Brimmer (wife); 1906, bequeathed to the MFA by Mrs. Martin Brimmer. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Martin Brimmer