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Pointillist Abstract. oil & crushed eggshells (?) on canvas by Martin Hodder (active 1970s). © the copyright holder. Image credit: Exhall Grange Specialist School & Science College

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Framed print of 'Blue and Orange'. oil on panel by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883–1937). Image credit: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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