Attributed to Jean François Millet (French, 1814-1875) Le travail aux champs
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- January 22, 2016 4:00PM
Attributed to Jean François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
Le travail aux champs
Unsigned, inscribed along the top edge, attributed and titled on a label on a detached frame backing.
Pencil on paper, 9 7/16 x 7 in. (23.9 x 17.3 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Loss to l.r. corner, sheet mounted to cardboard support.
N.B. Accompanied by the old backing from a frame with a label from G. Morssen, Autographes, Paris, and with a handwritten label attributing the sketch to Millet. The lot is also accompanied by a printed sheet bearing the date "28 avril 1864" which reproduces a note written by Millet on the charms of nature and several of his sketches including peasants at work.
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