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Lot 59: JEAN FRANÇOIS MILLET, (FRENCH 1814-1875), LE DEPART POUR LE TRAVAILPlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
JEAN FRANÇOIS MILLET
LE DEPART POUR LE TRAVAIL
1863, etching laid to card
15 1/4 x 12 3/16 in. (38.7 x 31cm)
[Delteil 19; Melot 19]
/spanPrivate Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Entire sheet is affixed to card - apparently with glue. Sheet has (apparently) full margins; pale light staining. Areas of print, mostly in the sky, have a streaky appearance, likely due to the epoxy on verso coming through to front of sheet. There are also some lighter, whitish think 'streaks' visible in image, mostly in top approx. 1/2 of print. There is a foxing spot in the upper right corner and a larger brown spot at upper right at platemark edge. There is some extraneous printer's ink at upper center and outer center right.
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