Image
On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by Mrs Mary James Mathews in memory of her husband Frank Claughton Mathews 1944, © 2000 Tate

The setting is on the dunes near The Hague, where the artist moved in 1871.

The picture was reproduced in 'The Studio' in 1907 as 'Milking Time', and was one of two pictures exhibited with this title at the French Gallery in 1910.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1838 - 1888
Full title
Milking Time
Date made
about 1875
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
29.8 x 50.2 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by Mrs Mary James Mathews in memory of her husband Frank Claughton Mathews 1944
Inventory number
L716
Location in Gallery