La Cardeuse, between 1855 and 1856

  • Jean-François Millet, French, 1814-1875

Etching printed in black ink on laid japan paper

  • Framed: Plate: 10 1/8 × 7 inches (25.7 × 17.8 cm) Sheet: 12 1/8 × 8 5/8 inches (30.8 × 21.9 cm)

Gift of Ralph Harman Booth

21.11

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Carding
  • Japanese paper
  • Ink
  • Genre
  • Woman
  • Etching
  • France

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in pencil, verso: 8/11 (rf) Inscribed, bottom right edge, verso: [illegible numeric notations]

Provenance

Ralph Harman Booth; 1921-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Jean-François Millet, La Cardeuse, between 1855 and 1856, etching printed in black ink on laid japan paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Ralph Harman Booth, 21.11.