Oct 5, 2010

London Types: Barmaid

London Types: Barmaid


William Nicholson

(British, 1872–1949)

Color lithograph with watercolor added by hand

Support: Wove paper

Sheet: 32.8 x 26.5 cm (12 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Image: 25.4 x 22.7 cm (10 x 8 15/16 in.)

Gift of John Bonebrake 2010.625

Catalogue raisonné: Campbell, 53C



London Types celebrates the affection residents felt for their city at the end of the 19th century. The series includes many depictions of women because the publisher William Heinemann, a strong supporter of the struggle for equality, advised the artist to represent both sexes equally. The scenes document London of the 1890s with contemporary references.

See also
PR - Lithograph
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