Paula Rego, is one of Portugal's most famous contemporary painters and printmakers known for her storybook imagery given a sinister and often sexual twist.

"Looking Out" - Paula Rego (Portuguese, b. pastel on paper laid down on aluminum, 1997 {standing female back with foot on chair drawing}

Artodyssey: Paula Rego

Paula Rego "Paula Figueiroa Rego, born is a portuguese painter, illustrator and printmaker. She was born in Lisbon within a .


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