People Near Boat

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1893
People Near Boat, Edward Mitchell Bannister
People Near Boat, zoomed in
35.6 cmPeople Near Boat scale comparison50.4 cm

People Near Boat is an Oil on Canvas Painting created by Edward Mitchell Bannister in 1893. It lives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Boats and Self-portraits. SourceDownloadSee People Near Boat in the Kaleidoscope

Edward Mitchell Bannister was a prolific artist, and this painting is a rarity in his wide catalog. Known for his pastoral landscapes and coastal scenes, Bannister rarely painted people into his work, choosing instead to represent harmony in serene rivers and quiet trees. Here though, we have not one but four figures, in a scene that looks taken from life. The bearded man might be Bannister himself.
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