Alexander Chisholm, Saturday Night

Chisholm, Alexander (Elgin c. 1792/3 – Rothesay 1847). Saturday Night. The mother bathing the little son she still holds on her lap to check the water the somewhat elder daughter pours into the bowl. Steel engraving. C. 1850. 7⅝ × 5¼ in (19.5 × 13.3 cm).

MAIN  WORK  BY  CHISHOLM  (Thieme-Becker) of 1837. – Bathing scenes of this kind are quite rare.

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