Motherly Precaution

1862
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875), Published by Sagot - Le Garrec (French, early 20th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 27; LeBl.r. 25

Dimensions

Borderline: 28.7 x 22.6 cm (11 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 24.2 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.932

Medium or Technique

Cliché-verre, salt-print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Portfolios

Posthumous impression, printed 1921 by Maurice Le Garrrec, the successor of the publisher E. Sagot.
No. 37/40 prints in portfolio.

Inscription

Verso - edition number in graphite: 18/150

Signed

Lower right in image (in plate) J F. Millet

Markings

Stamp in violet on verso of E. Sagot (Paris, 1857-1917), then M. Le Garrec (his successor died 1937) (L. 1776a) and graphite number 18/150

Provenance

Purchased by MFA in 1923

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund