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Potato Gatherers

19th century (published 1920s)
19th/20th century
236 x 316 mm (9.3 x 12.4 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on light blue wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: 101/200; published in London in the 1920s; the stone was found after Millet’s death and was destroyed
Marks: Signed on stone, lower right: “J.F.M.”
Bibliography: Not in Loys Delteil or Alfred Lebrun.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.144

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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.]
  • 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.]
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]

  • image Dimensions: 236 x 316 mm (9.3 x 12.4 in.)

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