The Spinner (La Fileuse Auvergnate)

Jean-François Millet1868-1869

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: The Spinner (La Fileuse Auvergnate)
  • Creator: Jean-François Millet
  • Date Created: 1868-1869
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “J.F. Millet”; inscribed in pencil, verso: “1er État avec H [?] dans le Ciel à gauche”
  • Print State: Fourth of five states
  • 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: Etching on laid paper
  • Keywords: France, genre, labor
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 202 mm x 131 mm (7.95 in. x 5.16 in.). Sheet dimensions: 264 mm x 201 mm (10.39 in. x 7.91 in.).
  • Bibliography: Melot 19; Delteil 19; LeBrun 21
  • Associated People: Created by Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.130