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Few writers can bring a painting to life as dazzlingly as Simon Schama

By Andrew Marr   October 2015

Self Portrait (1913) by Laura Knight, featuring model Ella Louise Naper "in the rosy-bottomed nude," was "a radical piece of picture-making," says Andrew Marr. © Reproduced with permission of the estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2015. All Rights Reserved

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