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The original Supermum!

Have a look at this! Painted in 1789┬áby French artist Nicole-Marie Dumont, this painting has remained etched in my conscious since I first saw it. There is nothing terribly unusual about the painting itself, in fact it’s fairly predictable in its technicalities. It’s the subject matter that is so significant to me. The 18th century ‘supermum’! The artist presents herself
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