Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Sketch for a Grasset,

Pencil drawing on white wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 290 x 88 mm (11.4 x 3.5 in.)

Inscribed in unidentified hand on mount: “Drawing to illustrate the ‘grasset’ or lamp used by the Norman peasantry. This sketch was made to explain a similar one by Millet which was drawn by him upon a proof of his woodcut, the Peasant Digging. Lebrun B. 30 HM has this proof.”

Accession number: 1947.D1.5

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Howard Mansfield

Bibliography: H.M. 68

Work Type: drawing

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