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    Sale 7625

    19th Century European Art

    21 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 14

    Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)

    Seated nude

    Price Realised  

    Jean-François Millet (French, 1814-1875)
    Seated nude
    with studio stamp 'J.F.M' (lower right)
    charcoal on paper
    16 x 12 in. (40.5 x 30.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    François Millet (son of the artist).
    Geraldine Reed (wife of the above).
    Madame Germaine Landesque (grand-daughter of the artist).
    Monsieur and Madame René Berlemont-Millet, Paris.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 October 1978, lot 180.


    Exhibited

    Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Jean-Francois Millet, 3 November - 8 December 1991, no. 69.