Bêcheur au Repos (Man Leaning on a Spade)

Pierre Millet, French, 1833 - 1914
after Jean Francois Millet, French, 1814 - 1875



Woodcut on Japanese paper

Block: 7 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (19.1 × 13.3 cm)

Sheet: 10 × 7 3/8 in. (25.4 × 18.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed in block, lower left: J. F. Millet

Exhibition History

French Art in the Age of George Sand; Prints from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, January 27-February 24, 1994.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Delteil, Le Peintre-Graveur Illustre, vol. 1, no. 34.

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