Newborn Lamb

1866
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 114

Dimensions

40.4 x 47.1 cm (15 7/8 x 18 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1513

Medium or Technique

Pastel and black conté crayon on beige wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

By 1866, commissioned from the artist by Emile Gavet, Paris; sold by Gavet at Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 11-12, 1875, lot no. 66. Quincy Adams Shaw, Boston; 1917, given to the MFA by Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy A. Shaw, Jr. and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton