Jean-François Millet

Potato Planters



Jean-François Millet - Potato Planters

Literature

Maite van Dijk, Magne Bruteig and Leo Jansen (eds.), Munch : Van Gogh, Brussels; Amsterdam; Oslo, 2015, fig. 52


Provenance

1862, sold by the artist to his dealers, Emile Blanc and Arthur Stevens, and exhibited at the Galerie Georges Petit
1867, M. Soultzener, Paris
13 March 1877, consigned anonymously to the Baron de Hauff sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, nr. 26
by 1879, Quincy Adams Shaw (born 1825 - died 1908), Boston
1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw, through Quincy Adams Shaw Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA, accession date 29 March 1917

External links

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Accession number 17.1505

Other works by Jean-François Millet


Jean-François Millet The Winnower
The Winnower
c. 1866-68

Jean-François Millet The Bouquet of Daisies
The Bouquet of Daisies
1871-74

Jean-François Millet Woman Feeding her Child Porridge
Woman Feeding her Child Porridge
1867

Jean-François Millet Man with a Hoe
Man with a Hoe
1860-62

Jean-François Millet
Potato Planters
c. 1861
82.5 x 101.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston