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Roadworkers at Lunch

Artist:
Jean-François Millet (French, Gruchy 1814–1875 Barbizon)
Date:
ca. 1850–52
Medium:
Conté crayon with stumping, heightened with white gouache, on laid paper.
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (27.6 x 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.243.1
Not on view
Cantonniers prenant leur repas

Signature: in Conté crayon, lower right: J.F.Millet

Inscription: verso, pen and ink: Collection of Jules Ferry
Alfred Sensier, Paris; Jules-Jean Ferry (French, born Bordeaux, 1844); Vendor: David Keppel, New York
Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 72, fig. no. 72, ill.

Jacques Fryszman "French Drawings from the Metropolitan Museum at the Louvre." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 115, no. 849, London, December 1973, p. 836.

Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des Musées Nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 63, ill.

Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat., Yokohama Museum of Art. Denys Sutton, Yomiyuri Shimbun, Yokohama, 1989, cat. no. 111, pp. 162, 166, ill.



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