The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Degas and The Laundress Explores Rarely Seen Impressionist Themes of Women’s Labor

A woman’s work is never done, especially if you’re a Parisian laundress. This old saying, which refers to the housework for which women are often responsible, in addition to paid work, describes a full-time reality for many working-class women in the late 1800s. Degas and The Laundress: Women, Work, and Impressionism is the first exhibition to explore representations of Parisian […]

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