by Hugues Plaideux, Docteur vétérinaire, Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
This paper presents a Cherbourg veterinarian’s sign-board painted in 1841 by Jean-Francois Millet
(1814-1875), the future and celebrated author of The Angelus and The Gleaners. Lost sight of in the late XIXth Century, this painting, acquired in 1976 by the Chicago Art Institute, was sold in 1995 by Christie’s in New York for 442 500 dollars.