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Great works: Self-Portrait in his Study, 1906, By Carl Moll

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Great works: Lion, 1939, by Morris Hirshfield

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Great works: Portrait of My Father, 1925, by Salvador Dali

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Great works: The Execution of Emperor Maximilian, 1867, by Édouard Manet

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Great works: Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound (1914) by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

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