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    "The Sky Simulated by White Flamingoes" by Abbott Handerson Thayer. c 1905-1909 oil on wood. Study for "Concealing Coloration in the Animal Kingdom" book by Abbott Handerson Thayer and Gerald Thayer. In the collection of The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. A Gift of the Heirs of Abbott Handerson Thayer.

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    The Sky Simulated by White Flamingoes study for book, Concealing Coloration in the Animal Kingdom by Abbott Handerson Thayer / American Art

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