75. Cees Bolding
Scheveningen Nets Modelers (Net Menders in Scheveningen) (1976)
Signed and dated ’76 lower right
Oil on canvas laid down on panel, 37.1 x 45.1 cm
a Net modeler was a female worker who made or repaired fishing nets. It was typically a job for young girls in fishing villages to supplement the family's income. Bolding gained fame for his paintings of the Nettenboetsters working in the dunes of Scheveningen.
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