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Painting of Mary Robinson, actor, poet, and publicly recognized mistress to King George IV. She was depicted often as Perdita, the heroine of Shakespeare's "The Winter Tale."

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From Art UK:"The figures are dressed as Columbine and Crispin from the Commedia dell'Arte and from French popular drama respectively; they may be actors, off-stage, or lovers in fancy dress. This painting is typical of Watteau's enigmatic paintings,…
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