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Self-Portrait by Jean Cocteau in a letter to Paul Valéry, October 1924. From Belles Lettres: Manuscripts Of The Masters Of French Literature, Roselyne de Ayala and Jean-Pierre Guéno.

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Personal Letters From Great Artists to Their Friends and Family

letter from Eugene Delacroix to his paint dealer

Claire Basler :: Botanical Paintings (working in an old ironworks on the outskirts of Paris)

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Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville - is a contemporary British painter and associated with the Young British Artists. She is known for her large-scale painted depictions of naked women. Saville works and lives in Oxford, England

the return of the Mona Lisa to the Louvre after the war, Paris, 1945 - looks like the shipping techniques have changed since then!