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Old Woman Frying Eggs
. Its date of production is not definitively known, but is thought to have been completed around 1618, before his definitive move from
in 1623. Velázquez frequently used working-class characters in early paintings like this one, in many cases using his family as models; the old woman here also appears in his
Christ in the House of Martha and Mary
(1618). The painting is in the
National Gallery of Scotland
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