Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; image 16 x 21 cm., on board 18 x 23 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Painter Francis Davis Millet (fifth from left) and assistants at work, in his 1256 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC studio, which he called his Art Factory. Millet was working on the mural The History of Shipping from the Earliest Recorded Use of Boats until the Present Time that was, in 1908, installed in the Baltimore Customs House, Baltimore, Md.
Identification on verso (handwritten): F.D. Millet Studio working on ceiling.
Identification on accompanying note (typewritten): Francis D. Millet (1846-1912). Millet in business suit is shown here in his studio. He is the best known of the American painters who studied in Antwerp and his greatest contribution to American painting was his organization of the murals for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
Outer edge of photograph has framing damage.
Citation: Francis Davis Millet, and assistants, at work, in his studio on the mural The History of Shipping from the Earliest Recorded Use of Boats until the Present Time, 1907
Digital ID: 3351
- Artists at or with their work
- Artists' studios
- Millet, Francis Davis