Le depart pour le travail, 1863

  • Jean-François Millet, French, 1814-1875

Etching printed in brown-black ink on china paper

  • Framed: Plate: 15 1/4 × 12 1/4 inches (38.7 × 31.1 cm) Sheet: 20 1/2 × 16 inches (52.1 × 40.6 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman

46.197

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Peasants
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Man
  • Woman
  • Etching
  • Chinese paper
  • Pitchfork

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left: J. F. Millet

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left edge: Excedingly Rare Inscribed, lower right: Going to Work | 46.199

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman; 1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Jean-François Millet, Le depart pour le travail, 1863, etching printed in brown-black ink on china paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman, 46.197.