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- Object: Sartjee the Hotentot Venus
Portrait of Saartjie Baartman naked, standing whole-length in profile to right, wearing shoes, cloak over her right shoulder, smoking pipe and holding pike in her right hand. 1810
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Height: 355 millimetres
Width: 240 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See also BMSat11577-11580, 11602 and 14449.
An impression in a Californian collection is inscribed "I have seen her and this (?) is a caricature in no part - it is a very exact likeness, she stands about 4f. 10." (information from John Murphy, personal communication, March 2014).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1997/8 Sep-Jan, Osaka, Nat Mus of Ethnology, 'Images of Other Cultures'
2000 Oct-Dec, Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, Popular Print in England
2001 Feb-Apr, Glasgow, Hunterian AG, Popular Print in England
2001 Apr-Jun, Manchester, Whitworth AG, Popular Print in England
2001 Jun-Aug, Bradford, Cartwright Hall, Popular Print in England
2007 Mar-Jun, London, National Portrait Gallery, 'Between Worlds:...'
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- Prints and Drawings
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