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MARCH 17

1686 Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French Rococo painter, designer and illustrator) French Artists Artists
1846 Kate Greenaway (English Children's Author, Illustrator) Kate Greenaway Primary Authors Artists
1866 Alice Austen (New York City-born Photographer) New York City Artists Photography
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1901 Vincent Van Gogh's Paintings Are First Shown at the Bernheim-Jeune Gallery in Paris Paris Museums Vincent Van Gogh Historic Firsts Bernheim-Jeune Gallery Writer's Almanac The History Channel
1941 The National Gallery of Art Opens in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. The National Gallery of Art The National Gallery of Art Writer's Almanac

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