A Fisherman Pulling a Net

A Fisherman Pulling a Net, 1774, Jean-Honoré Fragonard
50.10 cm37.50 cm

A Fisherman Pulling a Net is a Chalk Drawing created by Jean-Honoré Fragonard in 1774. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is available via Institutional Open Content, and tagged Drawing and Fishing. Source

While Fragonard was on tour in Italy, he spent roughly two months lodged at the edge of Naples, drawing the locals. He used red chalk in to highlight features in the broad, confident strokes of a mature draftsman.

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