La Venus Hottentot Hand Tinted Engraving. Paris: Martinet Libraire, ca. 1810. Engraving depicting the “Hottentot Venus” Sara Baartman (1780s – 1815), a Khoi woman from present day South Africa. Due to the large size of her buttocks, she was exhibited as a freak in England and Europe. 9 x 11” with matting to 12 x 18”. Light soiling. Good.