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Mother with Baby on her Lap

19th century
Unidentified artist, French, 19th century, After Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Dimensions

Image: 33 x 23.8 cm (13 x 9 3/8 in.) Sheet: 34.6 x 25.2 cm (13 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.650

Medium or Technique

Collotype made after a drawing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After drawing now in the Van Wisselingh collection. Inscription on untrimmed impressions (see Art Institute of Chicago) reads, “Collection de M-elle Sensier” (Millet’s benefactor).

Markings

Stamped in black ink, l.l.: mark of Alfred Beurdeley (Paris, 1847-1919) [Lugt 421]

Provenance

Alfred Beurdeley (b. 1847 - d. 1919; Lugt 421), Paris; W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; Allen's bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen