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A Washerwoman at Éragny  1893

by Camille Pissarro

Pissarro felt an affinity for the daily rhythms of peasant life that he witnessed around his home in the village of Éragny, not far from Paris. This washerwoman is hard at work, scrubbing linens and clothing in one barrel and rinsing them in another. The artist depicted the surrounding landscape with dappled touches of his brush—a legacy of the Pointillist style that he ad...
18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art