The sausage woman, or, A scene in Covent Garden [graphic] / Martin pinxt. ; Umfreys fecit.

Published/Created:
London
Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the act directs
1st Jany. 1772
Physical Description:
1 print on laid paper : mezzotint, hand-colored ; plate mark 34.8 x 24.6 cm., on sheet 37 x 27 cm.,
Notes:
The printmaker's name from other prints signed by William Humphrey as 'Umfrey' and published by Sayer.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Temporary local subject terms: Domestic service: maid -- Black manservants -- Musical instruments: horn -- Furniture: round table -- Chairs -- Furnishings: curtains -- Painting -- Effects of wine -- Wine bottle and glasses.
Bonhams, Caricatures sale, Lot 32, to Quaritch for LWL; 14 Oct. 2003.
Mounted to 41 x 31 cm.
Abstract:
A smiling street vendor cooking sausages on a table-top burner is serving them to two girls and a boy sitting in front of her table. A man standing next to her is also eating a sausage while a well-dressed young boy on the left appears to record something in a notebook he is holding. A baby in her mother's arms is crying for a sausage. In the background is a baker's shop.
Variant Titles:
Scene in Covent Garden
Associated Names:
Humphrey, William, approximately 1740-approximately 1810 [Printmaker]
Martin, Elias, 1739-1818 [Artist]
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 [Publisher]
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints -- England -- London -- 1772
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1772
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
772.01.01.04+
Orbis Record:
8325213
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr15252
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10977963
PID:
digcoll:2563646