Sardine Fishermen II

Sardine Fishermen II

1955

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Antonio Frasconi

(American, 1919-2013)

Woodcut

Anonymous Gift 1964.459.2

Catalogue raisonné: Baltimore, 1963, 355

Location

Description

In Sardine Fishermen, Frasconi achieved the painterly effect of nets cast over shimmering blue-green water by using five or six blocks for each sheet. The scene of fishermen along a coast is reminiscent of his native South America, but it also alludes to his studio in South Norwalk, Connecticut, which overlooks the Long Island Sound.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Woodcut
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Woodcut
Credit line: 
Anonymous Gift

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