Summer Afternoon

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Summer Afternoon

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 10, 2019

It is still technically summer, and this watercolor seems reminiscent of our recent weather.
Adolf Dehn painted this in 1950; it is called "Summer Afternoon."