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Fishermen in a Stormy Sea

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Close-up of a sailing boat at sea in a storm, the prow and dark red sail of the boat are silhouetted against the white foamy sea and sky. Four sailors are working to prevent the boat from capsizing, the man on the far right (wearing a hat) is pulling vigorously at the rope, and the second man from the right (with a long ponytail) is assisting in this task. The third man from the right stands next to an ore or collapsed mast.

Manchester Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 58.4 x W 71.8 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Henry Boddington, 1912

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : Max Bohm / 1898


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