Man Seated in Foreground I (recto); Woman's Back (verso). Studies for Harvesters Resting

1851–53
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 033; Murphy 32

Dimensions

31.8 x 24.5 cm (12 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.628

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon on dark cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Sketches for Harvesters Resting, oil, 1853, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Inscription

Stamped center in brown, ink: J. F. M.

Provenance

Millet estate (Lugt 1460); G. Bhyne, France; Leicester Galleries, London, in 1920; acquired June 1961

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund