Two Men Seated on a Bale of Grain. Study for Harvesters Resting (recto); Perspective Studies of Figures around a Cart and Figures in a Farmyard (verso)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 037; Murphy 50

Dimensions

31.1 x 42.2 cm (12 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.630

Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon heightened with white chalk on blue-gray laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Sketch for Harvesters Resting, oil, 1853, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Inscription

Lower r. 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