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Title

The shepherdess

1862


Artist

Jean-François Millet

France

1814 - 1875


Details


Other Titles

Shepherdness knitting

The great shepherdess


Alternative title

La grande bergere


Date

1862


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

Only state.


Dimensions

32.1 x 23.7 cm platemark; 37.5 x 28.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., [incised plate] "J.F. Millet". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1940


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8504


Artist information

Jean-François Millet

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Sydney, 1991, 15. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 12. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 8. no catalogue numbers

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 94