Jean-François Millet - Dandelions

Literature

Cornelia Homburg (ed.), Van Gogh, New Haven and London, 2012, fig. 52


Provenance

1868-1875, acquired from the artist by Emile Gavet, Paris (commissioned in 1867)
11-12 June 1875, sold at Gavet Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, nr. 94, and bought by Carlin
by 1917, Quincy Adams Shaw, Boston
1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy A. Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, accession date 29 March 1917

External links

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Accession number 17.1524

Other works by Jean-François Millet


Jean-François Millet The Assumption of Saint Barbara
The Assumption of Saint Barbara
1841

Jean-François Millet The Evening Prayer
The Evening Prayer
1857-59

Jean-François Millet Peasant spreading manure
Peasant spreading manure
1854-55

Jean-François Millet Narcissi and Violets
Narcissi and Violets
c. 1867

Jean-François Millet
Dandelions
1867-68
40.6 x 50.2 cm
Pastel on tan wove paper
Signed lower right: J.F. Millet
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton