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The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

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Summary

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse under a table in the lower left corner, and, in the upper right corner, by an odalisque-like painting of a nude woman reclining on cushions, with one hand raised to catch coins spilling from a bag held by a procuress. Another picture, a half-length portrait of a bare-breasted woman holding a squirrel in her left hand, hangs on the wall in the background.

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Date

01/01/1750
person

Contributors

Boitard, Louis-Philippe, active 1733-1770, engraver
place

Location

Old England17.99358, -77.46606
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Source

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No known restrictions on publication.

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