The Oyster Woman
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 14 1/2 × 9 15/16 inches (36.9 × 25.2 cm), Image: 12 3/4 × 9 13/16 inches (32.4 × 24.9 cm)
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Hen. Morland pinxt."; lower center: "Carington Bowles excudit. | The Oyster Woman."; lower right: "Phil. Dawe fecit"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- bowl (vessel) | bucket (vessel) | chiaroscuro | dark | genre subject | girl | headscarf | labor | lantern (lighting device) | light | modesty | oyster knives | oyster shells | oysters | shadow | shawl | shucking | stripes | woman | working
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Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British, The Oyster Woman, 1769
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