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1943: Mountain Landscape

Konstantin Bogaevsky: Mountain Landscape The painting is undated; Bogaevsky died in 1943

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1922: An Unusual Scheme

In 1922, the Greek government concocted an unusual scheme for dealing with a large deficit in the country’s budget.  Largely caused by the expense of WWI, the deficit had soared exponentially, and the government could neither tax nor borrow itself … Continue reading

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1899: The Fools

František Kupka: Les Fous (1899)

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1920: Bombyx

Jehan Frison: Le Bombyx (1920)

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1920: Copper Mill

Hans Müller: Duisburg Copper Mill (ca. 1920)

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1920: Mother and Father Had Turned Into Cabbages

A selection from Charles William Kimmins’s book Children’s Dreams (1920): A lady was sitting on my bed, and the King and Queen were under the bed eating bread and butter, and a lot of ladies with them. The sun and … Continue reading

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1910: Victory Over Struggle

Charles Allen Winter: Allegory of Victory over Struggle; I made up the date.

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