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Title

Woman spinning

1854


Artist

Jean-François Millet

France

1814 - 1875


Details


Other Titles

A woman at a spinning wheel

A woman spinning, Normandy


Alternative title

La fileuse


Date

1854


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal on brown paper


Dimensions

37.9 x 29.3 cm sheet [irreg.]


Signature & date

Signed l.l., charcoal "J.F. Millet". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8058


Artist information

Jean-François Millet

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 28 (colour illus.).

Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 5 (illus.), 7.