Le Semeur (The Sower)

Jean-François Millet, French, 1814 - 1875

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1851; print after 1879

Lithograph on wove paper

Image: 7 3/8 × 6 1/4 in. (18.7 × 15.9 cm)

Sheet: 10 7/8 × 8 3/4 in. (27.6 × 22.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Philip Hofer

PR.952.33

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

None.

Course History

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Visions of Modernity: Nineteenth-Century European Art from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 21, 1998.

Old Master Prints from the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-April 10, 1987.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 1992-January 29, 1993.

Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 26, 1981-January 1982.

19th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 12-March 25, 1979.

19th Century French Prints, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 3-23, 1973.

Publication History

James O. Freedman, Presidential Range, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, October 1991, p.12

Provenance

Collected by Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1952.

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Delteil, Le peintre-graveur illustre, vol. 1, no. 22.

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