John Singer Sargent's Noon after Jean-Francois Millet
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Noon after Jean-Francois Millet
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
ca. 1875
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Graphite on off-white laid paper
14.9 x 21.9 cm (5 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions: [at lower left]: J. F. Millet.
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950 (50.130.154d)
 Jpg: The Met 

Jean-Francois Millet died in 1875. I assume that the-powers-that-be think Sargent did this study possibly at a memorial exhibition for Millet.

Jean-Francois Millet in Juxtaposition:
Jean-Francois Millet

Noonday Rest
John Singer Sargent

Noon after Jean-Francois Millet
c. 1875
Vincent van Gogh

Noon: Rest from Work (after Millet)
January, 1890


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