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Title(s):

Study of two figures Two rough sketches of crouching man with hand to head and red chalk suggestion of leg or arm (study for Hagar?)

Maker:

Millet, Jean François; draughtsman; French artist, 1814-1875

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

French

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

red chalk; medium
white chalk; medium; ?
black chalk; medium; ?
graphite; medium
paper; support; stuck down

Technique
Description:

recto: red chalk, touched with white, some traces of black chalk, probably shining through from the verso, stuck down verso: graphite on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 172, mm
width, 236, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937-03; Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Provenance:

from the collection of Alfred Sensier (1815-1877); G. Roberts; William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899); Charles Ricketts, R.A. (1866-1931) and Charles Shannon, R.A. (1863-1937); on loan to the Museum January 1933 - March 1937

Inscription(s):

; stamp; J.F.M. (Millet's studio stamp, after his death)
; frame, verso; label, ink; Ancienne Collection Alfr. Sensier
; frame, verso (now in artist's folder); label, ink; Donné en echange à Monsieur Babcock / 9 Dec, 1879 G. Roberts

Accession:

Object Number: 2125
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 6601; input: 2000-05-30; modified: 2009-06-23)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6601





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