Chestnut Trees near Cusset

1866
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 118

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.9 x 24.1 cm (7 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

76.429

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with touches of pastel and graphite pencil on dark cream antique laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Lower right: près Cusset.
Throughout in pencil: vert foncé / labouré a la goue par mottes / niché de touffes / vert gris foncé / carrière / vert / près verts / chemin (in brown ink)

Provenance

Millet studio sale (Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10-11 May, 1875, lot 222); bought by Richard Hearn for Brimmer; Martin Brimmer (1829-1896, MA); acquired July 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer