Jean-François MILLET

France 1814 – 1875


France 1822 – 1907

printer, attributed to

Les bêcheurs [The diggers] c.1855-56 Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching printed in dark brown ink Edition State: 4th state of 4

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated on the plate l.r., "Paris Imp Aug Delatre R St Jacque 171" [Aug Delatre partly erased through wear] on the plate l.r., [part of the above inscription was attempted unsuccessfully the first time] pencil l.l.c, outside platemark "Les becheurs"
Dimensions: 23.8 h x 34.0 w cm 30.0 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4338
Subject: Art style: Barbizon School