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Object 41 [of 66] – Paul's Fish Monoprint


Paul was a photographer and painter who put his talents to use both in decorative work, which covered the walls of the house, and in practical work, in behest of Julia's need for drawings and photos for documenting and advertising her cookbooks and television career. Two monoprints of fish, made by Paul, lived in the kitchen alongside other artworks, tools and utensils.


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