About this object

  • ID:

    2002.139/406

  • Production date:

    1737

  • Location:

    In Store

  • The French sculptor Edme Bouchardon, made a large number of drawings of Parisian street traders. The trades depicted are similar to those of London – barrel makers, oyster sellers, broom sellers as well as servants and apprentices. However, Bouchardon's images have a restrained quality which is in marked contrast to contemporary depictions of London street traders. English prints in this vain tend to be either sentimental or comic.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 356 mm; W 258 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2018-02-13

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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