Contadini che portano a casa un vitello nato nei campi

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Autore: 
Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875)
Titolo: 
Contadini che portano a casa un vitello nato nei campi
Altri titoli: 
Peasants bringing home a calf born in the fields
Periodo: 
XIX secolo
Datazione: 
non datato (1864)
Classificazione: 
Dipinto
Tecnica e materiali: 
Olio su tela
Dimensioni (altezza x larghezza in centimetri): 
81,1 x 100
Annotazioni: 
In basso a destra in rosso: J. F. Millet
Luogo di conservazione: 
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Acquisizione: 
Dono di Mrs. Henry Field, 1894
Identificativo: 
1894.1063

Provenienza:

  • Henry Probasco (1820-1902), Cincinnati, nel 1873; vendita, New York, American Art Association, 18 aprile e 1877, lotto 94.
  • Mrs. Henry Field (nata Florence Lathrop, poi Mrs. Thomas Nelson Page), Chicago; donato all'Art Institute, 1894.

Mostre:

  • Paris, Salon, 1864, n° 1363.
  • Chicago, Worlds Columbian Exhibition: Loan Collection: Foreign Masterpieces Owned in the United States, 1893, n° 3063.
  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Century of Progress, Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, 1 giugno - 1 novembre 1933, n° 250 di catalogo.
  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Century of Progress, Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, 1 giugno - 1 novembre 1934, n° 196 di catalogo.
  • Paris, Centennale de l’Art Français, 1889, n° 524 di catalogo.
  • Paris, Galeries nationales d’exposition de Grand Palais, Jean François Millet, 17 ottobre 1975 - 5 gennaio 1976, n° 164 di catalogo (illustrato).
  • London, Hayward Gallery, Jean François Millet, 22 gennaio - 7 marzo 1976, n° 88 di catalogo (illustrato).
  • The Impressionist Tradition: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago, Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art, 18 ottobre - 17 dicembre 1985; Fukuoka Art Museum, 5 gennaio - 2 febbraio 1986, e Kyoto Municipal Muesum of Art, 4 marzo - 13 aprile 1986, nr. 9 del catalogo (illustrato).
  • Masterworks of Modern Art From The Art Institute of Chicago, Tokyo, ASAHI; Nagaoka, Niiagata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art; Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, e Yokohama Museum of Art, 1994-1995, nr. 3 (illustrato).
  • Fierce Friends: Artists and Animals in the Industrial Age, 1750-1920, Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, e Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2005-2006, p. 117-118 (illustrato).
  • Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet, Kansas City, Missouri, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 19 ottobre 2013 - 19 gennaio 2014, e Saint Louis Art Museum, 22 febbraio - 25 maggio 2014, n° 59 di catalogo (illustrato).

Bibliografia:

  • Catalogue of the Collection of Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Belonging to Henry Probasco, Cincinnati, Ohio (Cambridge, 1873), p. 398.
  • Alfred Sensier, La Vie et l’Oeuvre de Je. F. Millet (Paris, 1881), pp. 258, 263-269.
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  • Alfred Sensier, Jean-François Millet (1896), p. 170-171.
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  • The Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1932), p. 47 (illustrato).
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  • Robert L. Herbert, “Millet Reconsidered" in The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies I, (1966), pp. 43, 45ff, 60-61, 42 (illustrato).
  • Robert L. Herbert, “City vs. Country: The Rural Image in French Paintings From Millet to Gauguin" in ArtForum ( febbraio 1970), pp. 48, 50.
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art Bulletin ( novembre 1973), pp. 266, 265 (illustrato).
  • Peter Bermingham, American Art in the Barbizon Mood, catalogo della mostra (Washington D.C., The National Coalition of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, 1975), p. 75 (illustrato).
  • John Minor Wisdom, French Nineteenth Century Oil Sketches: David to Degas, catalogo della mostra (Chapel Hill, N.C.: William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, University of North Carolina 1978), p. 104, sotto il n° 50.
  • Richard Brettell, French Salon Artists, 1800-1900 (Chicago, 1987), pp. 49, 50 (illustrato), 119.
  • Chantal Georgel, Millet (Paris: Citadelles & Mazenod, 2014), pp. 306, 308-309, fig. 295.