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May 18, 2017

Mid-Morning Open Thread

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Italian Customs At Simplon
Eugène Pierre Giraud

I think I drove this pass as a kid, and I also have a vague recollection of it being mentioned in a James Bond book.

I'm not sure I like this work. It's amusing to look at, but that's about it. I wish Norman Rockwell had painted this scene...we would have had a better sense of the people.

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