Shrimps !

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Shrimps !
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Francesco Bartolozzi after William Hogarth
Shrimps !
London, J & J Boydell ca. 1805
Stipple engraving
270 x 205mm
£180
A lively portrait after Hogarth’s painting which now hangs in the National Gallery, of a shrimp seller. She is depicted three quarter length, smiling cheerfully over her shoulder, with one bare breast, and carries a wickerwork tray of shrimps with a half pint measuring pot on her head.