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Woman Feeding Her Child (La Bouillie)

Jean-François Millet1861

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Woman Feeding Her Child (La Bouillie)
  • Creator: Jean-François Millet
  • Date Created: 1861
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Unsigned; inscribed in lower margin: “See LeBrun catalogue No. 18. ‘Trial proof’ only 4 impressions. This was Millet’s own proof—and was bought from his son in 1891. FK” (Frederick Keppel)
  • Print State: First of six 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 printed in brown ink on laid paper
  • Keywords: children (people by age group), domestic genre, genre
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: According to original DAC catalog card, “3 proofs only” in this state
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 210 mm x 158 mm (8.27 in. x 6.22 in.). Sheet dimensions: 326 mm x 251 mm (12.83 in. x 9.88 in.).
  • Bibliography: Melot 17 i/ii; Delteil 17 i/v; LeBrun 18
  • Associated People: Created by Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.125

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