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A Milkmaid  1646

by Aelbert Cuyp

A young milkmaid stares saucily over her shoulder, engaging the viewer with her direct gaze. As she squats on the ground, she holds a large container between her knees and easily squirts in the milk. Aelbert Cuyp focused on the milkmaid's youthful charm, using only a few lines to suggest the large body of the cow looming in the background. With a rich mixture of chalk and ...
12.1 x 14.8 cm
Black chalk, graphite, gray wash
Courtesy of The Getty