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A Shepherdess and Her Flock in the Shade of Trees

Artist:
Jean-François Millet (French, Gruchy 1814–1875 Barbizon)
Date:
1854–55
Medium:
Conté crayon and pastel on laid paper
Dimensions:
14 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (37.4 x 27.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.559
Not on view
The Shepherdess

Signature: Conté crayon, lower right: J.F. Millet
M. Georges Petit (French, active 19th century); Durand-Ruel Gallery; Previously owned by Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer; Donor: Louisine W. Havemeyer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 29, 1996–October 21, 1996.

Alfred Sensier, Paul Mantz "Jean François Millet, a scrap book." in Scribner's. 1880.

Alfred Sensier La Vie et L'Oeuvre de J. F. Millet. Paris, 1881, p. 357.

Alfred Sensier Jean François Millet. Boston, 1888, p. 217.

The H.O. Havemeyer Collection: Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Objects of Art. Privately published, New York, 1931, p. 190.

The H.O. Havemeyer Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2nd edition. New York, 1958, cat. no. 156, p. 29.

Frances Weitzenhoffer, University Microfilms International The Creation of the Havemeyer Collection, 1875-1900 [Ph.D. diss., CUNY, 1982]. PhD diss., 1982 pp. 239, 241f.

Frances Weitzenhoffer The Havemeyers: Impressionism Comes to America. New York, 1986, p. 107.

Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Gary Tinterow Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. Exh. cat.: March 27-June 20. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993, Ill. p. 359; appendix no. 383, pp. 219, 286, 36, ill.



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