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deBlaas.jpg

The Watercarrier, Eugene de Blaas, 1908

(Hat tip Carl Gustav, aka @CaptYonah on Twitter.)

Eugene de Blaas was considered to be a member of the Academicism school of art. If you like this painting, you might enjoy reading this essay about The Salon and The Royal Academy in the Nineteenth Century. And here's a link to other works of art from this school via The Met.


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