No site has been identified for this painting which was probably painted in the studio. The pastoral subject was one that Corot returned to time and again in his later years. The trees on the left are painted in silvery tones which are typical of his late style.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1796 - 1875
Full title
Cows in a Marshy Landscape
Date made
probably 1860-70
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
24.1 x 34.9 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
NG2630
Location in Gallery