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A dog groomer in Paris holding a large pair of shears in one hand, a poodle under his arm, standing on the Seine embankment. Etching by J. Bretherton after H.W. Bunbury.

  • Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
Date
29 March 1772
Reference
29477i
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Description

A street sign says "Quai .. ch...", perhaps an invented "Quai des chiens".On the far side of the river is the dome of the Collège des Quatre-Nations, subsequently the Institut de France

Publication/Creation

[London] (No. 134 New Bond Street) : Publish'd as the Act directs by J. Bretherton, 29 March 1772.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 26.2 x 17.9 cm

Lettering

The dog barber. La Francia. H.W. Bunbury delin. 1772 ; J. Bretherton. f

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IV, London 1883, no. 4669

Lettering note

"La Francia" is in Italian to match "L'Inghilterra" in the pendant print

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29477i

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  • English


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