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Jean-François Millet (1814-1875)

View of Farm Buildings across a Field

Whiteley (2000) 1378

Graphite with black chalk or crayon, outlined in pen and brown ink and touched with green, blue-green, and red crayons on white wove paper.  Sheet: 178 x 225 mm

Inscribed in brown ink at lower right: Gréville / endroit dit le Lieu Bailly, 6 aout 1871 Verso: Inscribed in graphite: no.29

Collector's Mark: Recto: Millet (Herbert 1973, stamp 1875A) lower left. Verso: Millet (L. Supp. 1816a)

Provenance: Millet sale, Paris, 10-11 May 1875, lot 111 comte Armand Doria his sale, Paris 8-9 May 1899, lot 484 J. Staats Forbes G. Bellingham Smith

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Bequeathed by Percy Moore Turner, 1951.;