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Fisherfolk on the Coast of Normandy, France

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

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Coastal landscape. On the left of the picture is the cliff face and boulders in the foreground as well as a woman carrying a basket, dressed in traditional Normandy costume of a white scarf, a red cloak over a dark dress and white apron, and clogs. She is looking at a group of figures in the centre of the picture. A donkey wearing red blinkers and loaded on both sides with baskets, stands with its head bowed.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    66 x 99 cm

  • Accession number

    NCM 1927-33

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Messrs Christie, Manson and Wood from the sale of the property of James Ross, 1927


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Normally on display at

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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