Bêcheur au Repos (Man Leaning on a Spade)

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

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1874

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 College: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

PR.954.20.411

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

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

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