Sheep Grazing (Moutons Paissant)

Jean-François Milletca. 1849-1850

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Sheep Grazing (Moutons Paissant)
  • Creator: Jean-François Millet
  • Date Created: ca. 1849-1850
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, upper left: “Ch-Jacques”: inscribed in plate, lower left: “Jackson invenit et fecit”
  • 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 and roulette printed in brown ink on laid paper. Watermark: Cartouche with letters “V [?] S”
  • Keywords: animals, sheep
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 46 mm x 118 mm (1.81 in. x 4.65 in.). Sheet dimensions: 202 mm x 308 mm (7.95 in. x 12.13 in.).
  • Bibliography: Melot 5; Delteil 5; Le Brun 7
  • Associated People: Created by Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.113