The fishermen #2, 1925 signed and dated 'Gile 25' (lower left) and inscribed with title 'Fishermen #2' (on the reverse) oil on board 12 x 10in overall: 19 1/4 x 17 1/4in
PROVENANCE: Collection of the artist Collection of Elizabeth Hall Collection of Robert H. Aichele, Sacramento, California
EXHIBITED: Belmont, Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, The Society of Six: American Masters of Color, March 11 - April 19, 2003.
The Fishermen #2, 1925, depicts the rugged and rough-hewn figures Selden Connor Gile observed in his daily life in Belvedere, California. The men are occupied with the task of fishing at the water's edge. The figures, small building, and pier are painted with similarly energetic brushstrokes.