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William J. Shayer, Sr. (1788-1879)
Landing Fish on the Coast, ca. 1830-40
Oil on canvas
28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm)
Gift of the Lawrence C. Minor Estate, 1946.67

Coastal scene with a woman seated on the ground beside a tree stump. She opens a basket filled with fish. Several fish are layed out on the basket cover, which is placed on the ground beside the basket. A man to the right of her rides a donkey. A small dog looks up at the rider. The right background displays boaters and fishermen along the shore, and a view of the sea.


Until 1946:   Lawrence C. Minor, Cincinnati, given by his executors to
1946-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum

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