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Anton Mauve artwork • painting • previously for sale A farmer in a polder landscape

Anton Mauve

A farmer in a polder landscape
oil on canvas 40.5 x 64.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1870

This painting was previously for sale.

Literature: Nelly de Zwaan, 'Nederland uit de kunst: 365 dagen kijken en lezen', Warnsveld 2005, 5 jan. (met afb. in kleur); Saskia de Bodt, Michiel Plomp (red.), 'Anton Mauve 1838-1888', Bussum/Haarlem/Laren 2009, pag. 39, afb. 37 en pag. 209, cat.nr. 26)
Exhibited: Haarlem, Teylers Museum, 'Anton Mauve (1838-1888)', 15 sept. 2009-17 jan. 2010; Woerden, Stadsmuseum Woerden, 'Boeren van toen, De Haagse School in het Groene Hart rond 1900', 8 juni-10 nov. 2019.

Anton Mauve is one of the foremost painters of the Hague School. He received his training from the animal painters P.F. van Os and Wouterus Verschuur. He also worked for a time in the Gelderland village of Oosterbeek with P.J.C. Gabriel. In his paintings he combines landscape and animals. After some wanderings he settled in The Hague in 1871.Later he moved to Laren, where he painted the heathland with herds of woolly sheep melting into the silver grey tones of the landscape. One of his favourite spots was an area of waste land situated just outside Laren, which later became known as the Mauve Sands.


Anton Mauve | A shepherd with his flock, watercolour on paper, 30.5 x 67.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1877

Anton Mauve

watercolour • drawing • for sale

A shepherd with his flock, ca. 1877

Anton Mauve | Digging potatoes, oil on panel, 32.0 x 24.4 cm, signed l.r.

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Digging potatoes

Anton Mauve | Double duty, watercolour on paper, 23.8 x 34.0 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1875

Anton Mauve

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Double duty, ca. 1875-1875

Anton Mauve | Drinking cows, oil on canvas, 41.5 x 63.5 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1870

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Drinking cows, ca. 1870

Anton Mauve | Sheep and shepherd at the barn, oil on panel, 46.1 x 36.2 cm, signed l.r.

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Sheep and shepherd at the barn

Anton Mauve | Sheep feeding, oil on canvas, 55.5 x 80.7 cm, signed l.r.

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Sheep feeding

Anton Mauve | Shell fisherman on the beach, oil on panel, 31.7 x 43.8 cm, signed l.r.

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Shell fisherman on the beach

Anton Mauve | Shepherd and sheep in the snow, watercolour on paper, 25.3 x 48.4 cm, signed l.r.

Anton Mauve

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Shepherd and sheep in the snow

Anton Mauve | Summer landscape with a farm and windmill, oil on canvas, 75.0 x 101.7 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1870

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Summer landscape with a farm and windmill, ca. 1870-1870

Anton Mauve | The plowman, watercolour on paper, 35.0 x 62.0 cm, signed l.l.

Anton Mauve

watercolour • drawing • for sale

The plowman

Anton Mauve | Under the trees, oil on canvas, 51.6 x 81.2 cm, signed l.l.

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Under the trees

Anton Mauve | Wood gatherer with horse-drawn cart, oil on canvas, 33.8 x 54.1 cm, signed l.r. and painted 1875-1880

Anton Mauve

painting • for sale

Wood gatherer with horse-drawn cart, ca. 1875-1875


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