The Sower

Provenance

Possibly de Thomas (from 1865); [Knoedler, Paris]; [Knoedler, New York, by 1942]; John Jay Ireland, Chicago (by 1961); John W. Simpson, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hirschl, New York (until 1982, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1982.

Jean-François Millet

French, 1814–1875

The Sower

c. 1865

Pastel and Conté crayon on beige paper, mounted on wood-pulp board

Sheet: 18 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (47 x 37.5 cm) Frame: 23 3/4 x 20 x 2 in. (60.3 x 50.8 x 5.1 cm)


Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hirschl, 1982

1982.8


ON VIEW