A shell fisher in the surf by Jacob Maris
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Jacob Maris

A shell fisher in the surf 1850 - 1900

CanvasPaintOil paint
35 ⨯ 50 cm
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About the artwork

Oil on canvas
35 x 50 cm
signed lower right

About the Artist

Jacob Maris was a major painter of the Hague School. More than any other artist he was able to capture the silver grey tones of an overcast Dutch day and combine these with dark browns, ochres and a single daub of colour. He painted chiefly landscapes, cityscapes and beach scenes. Influenced by the Barbizon School, he painted directly from nature.
He achieved great success internationally and his work was sold in Scotland and the United States.