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London Cries: A Girl with a Basket on Her Head ("Lights for the Cats, Liver for the Dogs")

Paul Sandbyca. 1759

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

Details

  • Title: London Cries: A Girl with a Basket on Her Head ("Lights for the Cats, Liver for the Dogs")
  • Creator: Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
  • Date Created: ca. 1759
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 7 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches (19.7 x 14.9 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: basket, genre subject, peddlers, girl, working class, dogs (animals), cat (domestic cat), head, portrait
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Watercolor, pen and brown ink, and graphite on medium, cream, slightly textured laid paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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