Sunday, July 21, 2013
Women doing laundry in the 1700s
Images of women doing laundry in 18th-century America are rare or non existant. These paintings and prints of women across the Atlantic will have to do.
Giacomo Ceruti (Italian painter, 1698-1767) The Laundress
Hubert Robert (French painter, 1733-1808) La Bievre
Nicolo Cavalli (Italian artist, 1730-1832) La Lavandaja
John Collet (British artist, c1725-1780) High Life Below Stairs