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1769 Thomas Lawrence (English Portrait Painter and Draftsman) English Artists
1893 Genevieve Foster (New York-born Historical Children's Author, Illustrator) New York Authors & Illustrators Primary Children's Authors American Artists American History
1924 John Biggers (North Carolina-born African-American Artist) John Biggers African-American Artists
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1870 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Is Founded in New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art Museums Museum of Modern Art New York Times

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