Paula Rego

Olga

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Olga
Paula Rego
Olga
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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