During his years in Paris (1869-77) Maris painted a number of views of the Montmartre Quarry; another, dated 1872, is in Glasgow (Burrell Collection).

After his brother Jacob returned to The Hague in 1871, the painter moved to new lodgings in Montmartre.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1839 - 1917
Full title
Men unloading Carts, Montmartre
Date made
1870
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
23.2 x 30.5 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Presented by J.C.J. Drucker, 1912
Inventory number
NG2874
Location in Gallery