Wednesday, April 25, 2012

THE ANCIENT and Recent FISHERMEN


Action or image?\ The fish or the fisherman?
Among the artists, has this selecton  or views varied over the centuries? 
Ancient mosaics seem to dwell on the fish, as sfood and metaphor. Masden hatlly loved New England and found a view everyehere, sometimes afamily and sometimes meely a glimpse of the sea









Fisherman Image on Plate, Eastern Mediterranean, 500 BCE










Alta Norway Rock painting Boat and Net Approx 5000 years ago (3000bce)





Maine Lobsterman

Drew Christie Seattle WA artist   Maine Lobsterman

 Israel Mosaics 












Geo Henry ADams England) Shrim pf Savannah River 1865




Aivazovsky, Ivan 42 - Russian (1817-1900)  Fishermen on the Shore
Aivozvsky

Aivazovsky, Ivan 42 - Russian (1817-1900)

Fishermenon he Sshore Russiab

Charales Webster Hawthore  Provencetown Fisherman 1915








Provincetown Fisherman

Armen Hansen Fishing Life 1924


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