Kitty Fisher(circa 1741-1767), Courtesan
Catherine Maria ('Kitty') Fisher
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
A woman from a poor background, Kitty Fisher became the most celebrated courtesan of the eighteenth century. Her beauty, wit and charm captivated London in the mid-1700s.
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