The work is a pendant to Zais's 'Landscape with a Group of Figures' and dates from the artist's maturity.

The landscape is invented and the figures may have been inspired by contemporary French engravings.

Key facts

Artist dates
1709 - 1784
Full title
Landscape with a Group of Figures Fishing
Date made
probably 1770-80
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
49 x 65.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1889
Inventory number
Location in Gallery