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Breton Shepherdess Painting by Paul Gauguin

Breton Shepherdess - Famous Art work & Drawing by Paul Gauguin

Breton Shepherdess. 1886. Oil on canvas. Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK


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