With this print, you can collect every type of Hulings painting in one! So many of his hallmarks are here: the Roman bridge, traditional ways of washing and hanging clothes, a lady in black, the subtle color palette punctuated by color accents, and the satisfying contrast between the smooth reflective surfaces of water and the rough paint finishes on the historic townhouse. With its long landscape orientation, it's a good fit for a bigger space like a living room or study, or anywhere you wish you had a window...to France.
"Washday in Province" is a spectacular composition with so much detail that you can keep finding new stories every time you look. The women in this community are sharing the work, visible both from the rocky river and on their balconies; a child walks by the riverbank.