Fishing for Oysters at Cancale
John Singer Sargent
Fishing for Oysters at Cancale
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925): Fishing for Oysters at Cancale, 1878. Oil on canvas, 40.96 x 60.96 cm (16-1/8 x 24 inches). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.



'Critics praised "Fishing for Oysters at Cancale," the first Sargent painting to be exhibited in America, for its silvery hue and almost palpable marine atmosphere.'



Read more: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fishing-for-oysters-at-cancale-32503



Compare to John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925): Oyster Gatherers of Cancale, 1878. Oil on canvas, 96.8 x 123.2 cm (31-1/8 x 48-1/2 inches). Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA.

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