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A peasant-woman resting: 694

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A peasant-woman resting
Study of landscape with row of trees in background


Draughtsman: Millet, Jean François




History note: The Rt. Hon. Sir John Day (1826-1908); his sale, Christie's, 13 May 1909, lot 237, bt. by Messrs. Agnew for 32 gns. on behalf of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 209 mm
Width: 280 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909-05) by Ingleby, Holcombe

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk on brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.F.M. (L.2460, Millet's studio stamp after his death)
  • Method of creation: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 694
Primary reference Number: 6587
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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