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London Cries: A Tinker and His Wife by Paul Sandby 1759

Posted by on January 20, 2016

London Cries:A Tinker and His Wife_Paul Sandby(1731-1809) 1759

Paul Sandby (1731-1809)   from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: Horse, Cart,  Woman,  Workman, Tinker, Street seller, Shoes, Stockings, Breeches,  apron, coat, striped waistcoat,  flop hat, tin pot

One Response to London Cries: A Tinker and His Wife by Paul Sandby 1759

  1. Judith

    a note to the significance of the color of the one leg on his breeches & his face, and the blue of his apron.
    To be noted that these items stand out? Just curious as to the artists thots on why he chose to add the color to such seemingly insignificant parts of the drawing.

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