Paula Rego - Contemporary Artists

Olga

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Paula Rego

Olga

2003
2003, Pastel on paper, mounted on aluminium

160 x 120 cm

Paula Rego recalls that after the Second World War, German refugees turned up in Estoril in Portugal looking for work. Olga was taken on by a Portugese family to teach her native language to their daughter. They suspected that she had something to hide, but her secret was safe with them.
 
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