(b. 1808, Marseille, d. 1879, Valmondois)

Load (Washerwoman)

Oil on cardboard, 46 x 56 cm
Národní Galerie, Prague

Daumier often painted urban labourers under the Second Empire. There are several versions on the theme of the washerwoman. Two of them - one treauured in the National Gallery in Prague and one from the Collection of Gerstenberg/Scharf, Berlin, now in Hermitage, St. Petersburg are very similar.

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