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Deutsch: Der Ritterschlag
English: The Accolade
Français : L' Adoubement
Italiano: La Vestizione
Nederlands: De Ridderslag
Polski: Akolada
Русский: Посвящение
Українська: Посвячення
Date 1901
Medium oil on canvas
Private collection
Source/Photographer Art Renewal Centre Museum, image 5211.
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English: The Accolade, by Edmund Blair Leighton. Oil on canvas, 1901.
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