Sale 21PT06 | Lot 1006

Jean-Francois Millet

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Jean-Francois Millet

Lot Details

Lot 1006
Jean-Francois Millet
French, 1814-1875
Young Woman Asleep, Seen from the Back, 1846-1847
Signed J. F. Millet (lr)
Oil on panel
11 3/4 x 18 3/16 inches (30 x 46.3 cm)
Monsieur Dugleré, acquired from the artist 1846-47
Sold at his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1853
Anonymous sale, Paris, Galerie Petit, March 27, 1868
Possibly collection of A. Spencer, as noted by the late Professor Robert L. Herbert
With Goupil & Cie., Paris
With Cottier & Company, Paris and New York, by 1902
Purchased from the above on April 26, 1904 by Frederick Bayley Pratt, President of the Board of Trustees, the Pratt Institute, New York
By inheritance to Mr. Pratt's daughter, Helen Pratt Philbin
By inheritance to Mrs. Philbin's granddaughter, Kathleen Emmet Darman
The Estate of Kathleen Emmet Darman, 2021
Alfred Sensier, La Vie et l'oeuvre de J.-F. Millet, Paris, 1881, p. 93, as Femme vue de dos sur un lit
Étienne Moreau-Nélaton, Millet raconté par lui-même, Paris, 1921, vol. 1, p. 59
Gustave Geoffroy and Arsène Alexandre, Corot and Millet, special edition of The Studio, London, Paris and New York, 1902, pl. M-28, with photo credited to Cottier & Co.
Robert L. Millet, Jean-François Millet, exhibition catalogue, Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1975, p. 52, mentioned under No. 19 as a related work formerly in the collection of A. Spencer
Bruce Laughton, "A Group of Millet Drawings of the Female Nude," Master Drawings, vol. XVII, No. 1, Spring, 1979, pp. 44-50, repro. Fig. 7 as "Whereabouts Unknown," and discussed throughout the text in relation to preliminary drawings.
We are grateful to Alexandra Murphy for her invaluable assistance in cataloguing this work.

C Estate of Kathleen Emmet Darman, McLean VA

Estimate: $70,000 - $100,000
Sold for $642,600 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some abrasion around the edges. The upper left and lower left corners restored. There is a short (about 1 cm) horizontal inpainted crack near the lower right edge. The varnish layer is old and dense, hard to read through under UV light. Some shadows reinforced. Scattered touches of restoration in the background.

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Estimate: $70,000 - $100,000
Sold for $642,600 (includes buyer's premium)

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