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Windmills on Montmartre
  • Georges Michel
    1763–1843
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Windmills on Montmartre, 1823
  • Where object was made: France
  • watercolor, charcoal
  • Paper Type: ivory wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.1 x 38.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 15 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.1 x 38.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 15 in
    Frame Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 1 1/4 in
    Weight: 4 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0008
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Landscape with four small windmills and a few buildings on rising hill as horizon line across center of sheet. Farmland and shrubbery foreground, with pink and blue sky above with three minimally-sketched clouds.