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- Object: Les pêcheurs
Fishermen of the Adriatic, after Leopold Robert: harbour scene showing several fishermen gathered in the foreground, with on the left a seated woman with walking stick, and another woman carrying a baby, with her daughter standing nearby; at centre a young man lifting a net; on the right a group of men , one of whom carries a compass; beyond, at centre, a man gesturing towards the horizon; working proof. 1854
Etching with some engraving, on chine collé
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Height: 173 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 243 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- After a painting exhibited at the Salon in 1835. The painting was one of a series of four planned by Leopold Robert and representing the four seasons, each set in a different part of Italy. Only Spring, Summer and Winter were executed. This is the winter scene.
The Bibliographie de France records four plates engraved by Joubert after Robert on 19 August 1854: 'Les Moissonneurs', 'La Madone de l'Arc', 'Les Pêcheurs' (1st version), and 'Les Pêcheurs' (2nd version).
For early state see 1885,1010.11.
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