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Girl Minding Geese (La Gardeuse)

19th century
143 x 121 mm (5.6 x 4.8 in.)

Jean-François Millet, French, (1814–1875)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Drypoint printed in brown ink on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Inscribed in unknown hand, lower left: “Plate destroyed”
Marks: Unsigned; inscribed in unknown hand, lower margin: “Tres rare et tres belle Ep. tire par Mai Aug. Delâtre”
Bibliography: Loys Delteil 16; Melot 16; Alfred Lebrun 17.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.124

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  • agriculture - Science or art of cultivating the soil, harvesting crops, and raising livestock. W [April 1996 descriptor moved. November 1995 related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • birds
  • fowl
  • France - TGN 1000070
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • girls - Use to refer to female human beings from birth through adolescence. [August 1993 descriptor added.]
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work

  • plate Dimensions: 143 x 121 mm (5.6 x 4.8 in.)

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