Stone house on right with old man in the doorway, and an old woman with back to viewer peers down the road into the distance.
Jean-François Millet, Waiting, ca. 1853–1861, oil on canvas, 33 x 47 15/16 in. (83.8 x 121.7 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 30-18

Jean-François Millet, Waiting, ca. 1853–1861

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.528

ArtistJean-François Millet, French, 1814–1875
TitleWaiting
Object Dateca. 1853–1861
Alternate and Variant TitlesL’Attente; Tobit and Sara watching for the Return of Tobias; Tobie
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)33 x 47 15/16 in. (83.8 x 121.7 cm)
SignatureSigned lower right: J. F. Millet.
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 30-18

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2022.