Dead calm: Boats off Cowes Castle by Augustus Wall Callcott

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Dead calm: Boats off Cowes Castle
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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
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30.5 x 22.9 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Dead calm: Boats off Cowes Castle
Augustus Wall Callcott
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© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London


This calm evocation of a fishing scene consists of a small fishing boat in the foreground to the left. There are two seated figures and one standing in the boat, preoccupied as they look over the side towards their fishing line in the water. In the foreground, on the stone quay, the artist has created a still life with a single shoe, red jacket, small wooden mallet and a tool with a lead weight on a line. The water is flat calm and the pronounced reflections form strong shapes on the water.
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