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Caption This Painting

What’s going on in this painting? Let your imagination run free and share a guess – fanciful or realistic – with us!

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This painting c. 1840-1850 by Simon Opzoomer is titled Magdalena Moons Begs her Fiance Francisco Valdez to Postpone the Storming of Leiden Another Night. Housed in the Rijksmuseum, and made available via Unsplash. 

Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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