Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves

Oil on canvas | 90 x 181cm | c. 1875 - c. 1885

Hendrik Willem Mesdag

Mesdag was fascinated by the sea, fishermen and their fishing ‘pinks’. These vessels had a flat bottom that allowed them to be hauled up onto the beach. Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves depicts the moment when the new catch is being distributed. With ...
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