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Betty

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.751

  • Title (object)

    • Betty
  • Description

    Portrait of Betty Munro, a fruit seller, three-quarter length directed to left, looking out towards the viewer from beneath the flat brim of her straw hat, holding a wide basket of apples against her waist with left arm, and a conical basket of another fruit against right hip; after Falconet; lettered state.
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1766-1783 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 348 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "Falconet pinxt. / J Dixon fecit / Published by Ryland & Bryer, Engravers, at the Kings Arms in Cornhill / Price 2s.".
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 24.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.751

Portrait of Betty Munro, a fruit seller, three-quarter length directed to left, looking out towards the viewer from beneath the flat brim of her straw hat, holding a wide basket of apples against her waist with left arm, and a conical basket of another fruit against right hip; after Falconet; lettered state.  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait of Betty Munro, a fruit seller, three-quarter length directed to left, looking out towards the viewer from beneath the flat brim of her straw hat, holding a wide basket of apples against her waist with left arm, and a conical basket of another fruit against right hip; after Falconet; lettered state. Mezzotint

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