Shepherdess Knitting

Shepherdess Knitting (study for "Shepherdess Knitting Beside a Tree")

about 1856–58
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 075

Dimensions

Sheet: 35 x 22.8 cm (13 3/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

76.432

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon on dark cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Related to Delteil 18 and preparatory drawing 46.594

Provenance

Millet studio sale (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10-11 May, 1875, lot 198); bought by Richard Hearn for Brimmer; Martin Brimmer (1829-1896, MA); acquired July 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer