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Girl Minding Geese (La Gardeuse)

Jean-François Millet1855-1856

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Girl Minding Geese (La Gardeuse)
  • Creator: Jean-François Millet
  • Date Created: 1855-1856
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Unsigned; inscribed in unknown hand, lower margin: “Tres rare et tres belle Ep. tire par Mai Aug. Delâtre”
  • Print State: Only state
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1937
  • Materials & Techniques: Drypoint printed in brown ink on laid paper
  • Keywords: agriculture, animals, birds, fowl, France, genre, girls, labor
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Inscribed in unknown hand, lower left: “Plate destroyed”
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 143 mm x 121 mm (5.63 in. x 4.76 in.). Sheet dimensions: 224 mm x 161 mm (8.82 in. x 6.34 in.).
  • Bibliography: Melot 16; Delteil 16; LeBrun 17
  • Associated People: Created by Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
  • Artist Nationality : French
  • Artist Death: 1875
  • Artist Birth: 1814
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.124

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