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The Girl at the Gate (1889) by George Clausen. Although a respected teacher at the Royal Academy and though eventually knighted, never really got the recognition in his home country that he deserved. He was a Naturalist, which meant, that he was a painter of ugliness: ugly people and things, painted in ugly colors. To those who appreciated representational paintings, who introduced England to an innovative manner of painting, which introduced England to an innovative manner of painting.