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Subjects : Genre scenes, Landscape
Keywords : 19th century, 20th century, Neo-Impressionism, Primitivism, aeroplane, fisherman, house, landscape, man, river, tree
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Les Pêcheurs à la ligne

Landscape with Anglers is a painting by Henri Rousseau, executed in oil on canvas in 1908-09. The painting is in the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris. This composition brings together elements common to Rousseau's suburban landscapes: houses with neatly aligned windows, a factory chimney, a row of trees and a few figures. The novelty is the biplane that flies over the scene: it is Wilbur Wright's aeroplane, which had made a flight at Le Mans in 1908, and whose image had been published in the press of the time, in particular Le Petit Journal Illustré de la Jeunesse in an article published on 27 December of that year. Another depiction of the biplane appeared in Le Petit Journal on 5 September 1909, alongside an article on the Great Aviation Week. The beach, with its ochre band, separates the fishermen's area from the houses and runs along the right-hand side of the painting, which means that the buildings, depicted from the front, are strangely arranged following the curve of the land. Similarly, the fishermen seem almost to be stuck on a strip of [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the post-impressionism style.


« Les Pêcheurs à la ligne » is kept at Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, France.


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