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Irma Stern (1894-1966)


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"The pictures fell into my lap like ripe pears falling on to the grass at autumn. It was as though waves laden with fertility were breaking over my head."

Author: Irma Stern
Context: Irma wrote to Trude Bosse, her close friend of student years in Berlin (approx 1922)





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