Object ID
Object Name
Fisherman With Nets on Shore
Date Created
Oil Paint
Canvas; Metal; Wood
Object Entities
Rovithis, Manos (created by)
Pappas, Bill and Magdaline (owned by)
Pappas, Bill (is related to)
Pappas, Magdaline (is related to)
Rovithis, Manos (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Gold painted decorative wooden frame. Wire hanger attached to back of frame. Matted with black felt. Colorfully depicts a fisherman standing on the shore reeling in nets and a small boat off to his left. The painting is highly textured. On the back of the canvas written in faded ink "To my very dear friends Bill and Magdaline in appreciation of all they done for me Love (Unable to read signature) 24/77."
Manos Rovithis was born in Athens, Greece in 1927. He died May 11, 1998 at his home in London, Ontario, Canada. He painted Greek seascapes, landscapes, and portraits of Greek people. He also painted scenes from Paris, France. Manos attended the Grande Chaumiere Art School in Paris. His work is heavily influenced by his teacher Alfred Dufatrel, an impressionist painter. He exhibited his work throughout Western Europe, Canada, and the United States.
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Painting, 1977, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10144. Accessed 01/27/22.