Skip to main content
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.

Key facts
Artist Anton Mauve
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 Not on display
Why can't I download this image?

The National Gallery has endeavoured to make as many images of the collection as possible available for non-commercial use. However, an image of this painting is not available to download. This may be due to third party copyright restrictions.

If you require a license for commercial use of this image, please use the National Gallery Company's Online Picture Library or contact them using the following: