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Creator Print made by James Caldwall, 1739–1819, British
after Michel Vincent Brandoin, 1733–1807, Swiss
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
Title A Ladies Maid Purchasing a Leek
Date 1772
Medium Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/16 x 8 1/8 inches (28.1 x 20.6 cm) Plate: 7 7/8 x 5 7/16 inches (20 x 13.8 cm) Image (no border): 6 x 4 15/16 inches (15.2 x 12.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41890 (encircled)", Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brandoin Pinxt."; lower center: "A LADIES MAID PURCHASING A LEEK. | London, Printed for Jno. Smith No. 35 Cheapside, & Robt. Sayer, No 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 1st. March 1772."; lower right: "Caldwall Sculp."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.11105
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms apron | basket | bonnet (hat) | cabbage | carrots | coat | costume | dress | hats | leeks | lettuce | maid | man | market (event) | merchant | purchasing | ruffle | satire | smiling | tricorne | vegetables | woman
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