Kitty Fisher (died 1767), Courtesan
Catherine Maria ('Kitty') Fisher
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Catherine Maria Fisher, a courtesan, was known for her beauty, wit and daring horsemanship. This is probably the picture described by the Public Advertiser as exhibited at the Society of Artists: 'a portrait of a Lady whose charms are well known to the town. The painter has ingeniously attempted to acquaint us with her name by a rebus upon Canvass. By her side a Kitten (Kitty) is attempting to get into a basin of Gold Fish (Kitty Fisher)'.
by Edward Fisher, published by Thomas Ewart, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
Courtesans and courtiers