The study of a popular theme, this painting is executed with dynamic colors, oscillating between warm and cold. Blotches are used liberally throughout the painting. The woman’s marked features suggest a life of hard work and labour.


  • Title: The laundress from Aveiro
  • Creator: Mário Augusto
  • Date Created: 1927
  • Physical Dimensions: 37.5 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: DGPC/ADF
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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