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Mysterious Muse

Juliet Beckman Hubbell Littleton, Colorado, USA     L’inconnue de la Seine Few muses are both beautiful and dead, but one such modern muse is L’inconnue de la Seine, a young woman whose drowned corpse so inspired the Parisian morgue personnel who received her body in 1902 that a death mask or masque mortuaire was […]