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Baltimore Fruit Vendor


Painting of an African American woman at a fruit stand in Baltimore, Maryland. She holds an apple in her right hand with a bite taken out of it, and wears a white apron, striped necktie, and hair wrapped in a scarf. A basket of fruits sits before her.


circa 1860


Oil on canvas

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