The Sower

about 1858
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 076

Dimensions

22.7 x 16.1 cm (8 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

76.441

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon on rose-gray laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Related to Delteil 11 and The Sower, 1850, oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Provenance

Millet studio sale (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10-11 May, 1875, lot 120); bought by Richard Hearn for Brimmer; Martin Brimmer (1829-1896, MA); acquired July 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer