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Still Life With Roses

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 13, 2020

Today's Item of the Day is a gentle reminder that Valentine's Day is tomorrow. 
It is an oil on canvas painting of roses by Reathel Keppen, created in 1939 as part of the Works Progress Administration.