Herring boats fish off the shore of Sausalito while birds circle in this lively print based on an original oil painting by Susan Sternau. This Open Edition Giclée print is signed and dated on front of print and presented in a crystal clear sleeve with a Certificate of Authenticity and an acid-free backing board. Image size 12” x 16”, paper size 16” x 20”. Original oil painting is also available.
In January, commercial fishing boats gather near Sausalito to harvest small silvery herring that come to lay their eggs along the shoreline. Vast schools of the fish prompt a feeding frenzy among sea birds, sea lions, seals and other hungry marine creatures. Fishermen sell the herring roe mainly to Asia where it is considered a delicacy and used in sushi.