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Arthur and Aegle in the Happy Valley, (detail), 1849, oil on canvas by John Martin (1789–1854), Laing Art Gallery

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Self-Portrait Nude with Amber Necklace. 1906, oil on cardboard by Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876–1907). photo credit: Museen Böttcherstraße, Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, public domain

1906, oil on cardboard by Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876–1907)
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