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A pioneering 19th-century abstract artist is brought back to life at the Courtauld

A pioneering 19th-century abstract artist is brought back to life at the Courtauld

The Spectator - Simon Grant

It is London in the summer of 1871. Queen Victoria has just opened the Royal Albert Hall in memory of her beloved husband; Lewis Carroll’s sequel to Alice in Wonderland has just been published, and French refugees from the Franco-Prussian war continue to arrive in the capital. Among them is Claude …

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