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Inscription

by later hand, lower left on mount in pen and ink: francisque Millet; by later hand, upper right verso in graphite: 2 Dessins/ De La hire; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 25; by later hand along lower left margin (vertically) in graphite: françois Millet

Marks and Labels

collector's mark of Mortimer Brandt, stamped in blue ink: M.B-N.Y., in a rectangle

Provenance

Private collector, France; Mortimer Brandt, New York (not in Lugt, with inv. no. 1489); James and Constance Acquavella, Rochester, NY, 1970-1999; private collection, New York; (Galerie Motte Masselink, Paris); purchased 2017 by NGA.