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Le galant pêcheur

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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An idyllic, rural landscape with a thatched cottage amidst lush green trees in the background to the right, and a tumbledown ruin against a pale blue sky in the background to the left. A stream flows in the right foreground with a low footbridge crossing it, which is partially hidden by greenery. There is a herdsman with a cow and sheep to the right of the bridge. A fisherman is in the centre foreground, who is accompanied by a peasant woman and child.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

  • Date

    1768

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    49.5 x 64.7 cm

  • Accession number

    1981.60

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from David Carritt Ltd, 1981

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Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL England

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