Collecting Millet

The Frick Pittsburgh

Over eleven years, Henry Clay Frick assembled a remarkable collection of pastel drawings by Jean-François Millet. The collection remains one of the largest collections of Millet pastels in America.

Flight of Crows (La Fermière), Jean-François Millet, c. 1866, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Between 1897 and 1908 Henry Clay Frick assembled one of the most significant collections of pastel drawings by Jean-François Millet in the United States.

Purchased October 7, 1897

The Knitting Lesson, Jean-François Millet, circa 1857 - circa 1858, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased October 14, 1898

Shepherd Minding His Sheep, Jean-François Millet, c. 1863-1866, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased December 19, 1898

The Sower, Jean-François Millet, circa 1865 - circa 1865, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased March 8, 1899

Cowherder, Jean-François Millet, circa 1847 - circa 1849, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased August 11, 1899

Le Puy de Dôme, Jean-François Millet, c. 1866-1868, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased August 11, 1899

Departure for Work, Jean-François Millet, circa 1857 - circa 1858, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased December 16, 1904

Gleaner Returning Home with Her Grain, Jean-François Millet, circa 1857 - circa 1862, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased December 16, 1904

Resting in the Shade, Jean-François Millet, circa 1860, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased December 16, 1904

La Sortie, Jean-François Millet, circa 1858 - circa 1862, From the collection of: The Frick Pittsburgh

Purchased August 22, 1908

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