Whitewashing the Old House  1908

by Laurits Andersen Ring

The old woman Ane has opened her window and looks into the strong sunlight to exchange a few words with Per Nilen. Brandishing his brush and bucket of whitewash he is preparing her house for spring, his eyes squinting against the glare from the white wall. [br] The building and its surroundings lean in different directions, crooked with age and wear. They form slanting l...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark