Mending Fishing Nets

Thomas Banks (English, 1735–1805)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21 x 31.6 cm (8 1/4 x 12 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

44.778

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

A woman and two boys, one in yellow-green blouse and pale brown trousers, the other wearing a red cap; in the background, a buff-washed cottage with green shutters; blue sky.

Inscription

LL in ink: Thos Banks

Provenance

Coll.: Charles Franklin Shimmin, Boston; Mrs. James Howard Means, Boston; Gift of Mrs. James Howard Means to MFA November 9, 1944

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James H. Means