PR.2011.1_01
Type
pastel
Title
The Angelus
Maker of the object
Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875, French)
Date
c. 1857-9
Materials
pastel and crayon noir on paper
Place
Barbizon, France
Culture / painting school
French
Description
Drawing depicting two peasant figures in a field, heads bowed, praying. There are a pitchfork and basket in the foreground, a wheelbarrow behind the female figure, and a church spire in the distance.
Category
DRAWINGS
Measurements
framed: 732 mm x 809 mm x 73 mm; unframed: 552 mm x 626 mm