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Key facts
Full title Milking Time
Artist Anton Mauve
Artist dates 1838 - 1888
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 Not on display
Image copyright On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by Mrs Mary James Mathews in memory of her husband Frank Claughton Mathews 1944, © 2000 Tate
Collection Main Collection
Milking Time
Anton Mauve

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.

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