Perspective Studies (recto); Man Seated on a Bale of Grain. Study for Harvesters Resting (verso)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 049; Murphy 36

Dimensions

30 x 31.8 cm (11 13/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.624

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon on blue-gray laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Probably studies of Millet’s birthplace at Gruchy.

Inscription

Stamped lower 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