Trees beside a Pool

Willows by a Pool

1866–67
Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 122

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.3 x 10.4 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

76.426

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pen and brown ink over graphite on beige wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Markings

Stamped with Millet Sale mark lower right: J.F.M.

Provenance

May 10-11, 1875, Millet studio sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 75, sold to Richard Hearn for Martin Brimmer (b. 1829 - d. 1896), Boston [see note 1]; 1876, gift of Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1876)

NOTES:
[1] Richard Hearn was an artist and friend of Millet.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer