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Juan Fermín González Morales
Lavando Ropa / Washing Clothes


Oil on canvas - 14 x 14 in.
2010

In this amusing image, an indigenous woman washes her familyıs clothes on the rocks along the shores of Lake Atitlán.

Artist Juan Fermín was forced into the army during the civil war, and assigned to fight from a helicopter. He later originated the Maya "birdıs eye view" style of painting, which is now widely copied for the tourist market.