A woman carrying an urn on her head while she stoops to pick up a water-jug from the ground. Crayon manner print by P. Massol, 1817, after G.F. Reverdin after N. Poussin.
- Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665.
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O.T. Genesis 24.13: "the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water". The composition provides art students with an example of a graceful posture assumed while carrying out an awkward task