On Coast of Sussex

Thomas Rowlandson British

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In a style reminiscent of John Hamilton Mortimer, Rowlandson here describes a windblown coastal landscape with two fishermen men on a small beach pulling up their rowboat, and a third carrying a pair of oars up the beach. Behind and at right is a cluster of thatched cottages, and a woman standing next to a tree looking across the water. Slightly off shore a sailboat is tossed by waves. In the distance at left, low hills are shown along the coast.

On Coast of Sussex, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Etching; early state

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