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    ART BLOG: Edward John Poynter : Hot-house Flower

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    "A Hot House Flower", oil on canvas, by Sir Edward John Poynter (20 March 1836 – 26 July 1919) who was an English painter, designer, draughtsman who served as President of the Royal Academy. He became best known for his large historical paintings.

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    A Hot House Flower, Sir Edward Poynter, 1909

  • Mary Anne Mistick

    "A Hothouse Flower" by Sir Edward Poynter - so LOVE this!

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