Shearing Sheep

Inscription

Lower right: J. F. Millet

Provenance

About 1853, purchased from the artist by William Morris Hunt, Boston; 1874, sold by Hunt through Doll and Richards, Boston, to 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

Shearing Sheep

Dimensions
40.7 x 24.8 cm (16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Oil on canvas
Classification
Paintings
Type
Genre - Exterior; Animal
Catalogue Raisonné
Murphy 43
Accession Number
17.1489
Not on view

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