- Museum number
- Object: An Industrious Wife
A young woman in simple dress, sitting sewing, in front of an open casement window on the left, with a sleeping baby in a cradle beside her and another woman in the background, sweeping the floor; after Dou; republished state. 1830
Hand-coloured mezzotint with etching and varnish
- Production date
Height: 193 millimetres
Width: 155 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- Probably an illustration to a newspaper or periodical.
For an earlier state, see 2010,7081.7003
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
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