Painting by Johann-Jakob Ulrich - Fishing boat in the Breakwater, circa 1837
Painting by Johann-Jakob Ulrich Johann-Jakob Ulrich (1798-1877) - Fishing boat in the Breakwater. Oil on canvas circa 1837.
At the summit of his art, inspired by his meeting with Theodore Gudin, Johann-Jakob Ulrich painted a magnificent and poignant painting. He describes the difficulty and danger of the fishermen in the Dieppe region.
Very beautiful composition, magical use of light, poignant subject, everything is present in this beautiful painting that tells us the reality of this dangerous profession that fishermen live in this first third of the 19th century in the Dieppe region.