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By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 11, 2021

This 1950 screen print by Clement Haupers is titled "Nocture."
It shows a view from an interior through a window; in the foreground is a table with vase and 1 flower. A full moon and clouds can be seen through the window.