The painting shows a fisherman(koli) couple with a fishing net and basket. They are depicted in their traditional costumes and jewelry.
Yagneshwar Shukla was a student of Sir J. J. School of Art, Bombay (Mumbai). There he imbibed lessons of painting in Revivalist school under the tutelage of the famous artist of Bombay Revivalism; Jagannath Murlidhar Ahiwasi (1901-1973).
The Revivalist school was encouraged in Bombay by the then Principle of the Sir J. J. School of Art: W. E. Gladstone Solomon in the decade of 1930
Yagneshwar Kalyanji Shukla (1907-1986)
Gouache on paper
20th century CE
29.4 x 41.5 cms.