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La Bouille: 1507

Object information

Current Location: In storage


La Bouille


Draughtsman: Millet, Jean François (Copy after)




History note: Dealer in Queen's Road; sold to A.G.B. Russell and bought from his Sale at Sotheby's May 22 1928, lot 111, for £24 by the Barbizon Galleries; bought from Babizon Galleries by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam, January 1929 (£40)

Measurements and weight

Height: ? mm
Width: ? mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929-01) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Red chalk
Black chalk
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk, Indian ink, heightened with white and red, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.F. Millet 1861
  • Type: False signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1507
Primary reference Number: 6620
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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