Anchored at Concarneau, Jonas Lie - Fine Arts
  • Date ca.1929
  • Place of Origin Cody, Wyoming
  • Creator Jonas Lie

Jonas Lie was born in Moss, Norway in 1880 to a Norwegian father and an American mother. Lie’s father died when he was 12. After a year of studying in Paris, Lie joined his mother and sisters in New York City. Lie went on to become one of America’s most recognized landscape painters. He is best known for his seascapes. His works have been exhibited widely across the United States and throughout the world. Lie died in 1940.

Lie was painting in Brittany in 1929. Concarneau is a town on the coast of France which is known for its annual August celebration Fête des Filets Bleus (Festival of the Blue Nets), which is named after the traditional blue nets of Concarneau’s fishing fleet.

  • Materials Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions height, 45 inches; width, 55.688 inches
  • Identifier / Source 2008.004.002 - Bequest from the estate of Nancy-Carroll Draper
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