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Painter of "September Morn" Dies at 68 When Paul Chabas, noted French painter (left), completed a canvas of his 16-year-old model in the summer of 1911 and sent it to the Salon of 1912, it won a medal of honor and practically no public attention…

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Modest Old Man Sirs: This is a knee, and it belongs to a sailor. Many years ago, in 1916, he had this pretty thing (who looks rather like September Morn) tattooed on his skin, and a sister to her, besides on his other knee. Now that the U. S. is…

Accepted Art (Now) When it first appeared in the U. S. 44 years ago, September Morn, a painting of a modest nude, caused a moralistic furor. But when it finally attained the distinction of being exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum last week it…

A LOOK AT THE WORLD'S WEEK Sirs: Remember this picture which flooded the markets, immediately following September Morn? It was known as September Morn's Little Sister. F. BURDETTE DeGraff, Ohio The painting was the work of Philadelphia's…

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Time has been kind to September Morn, whose nudity was banned by the Mrs. Grundys of a dozen American cities 24 years ago, and to the man who painted her, Paul Chabas. The model, now 40, is happily married to a wealthy French industrialist, is the…

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A parody postcard featuring a young girl in place of

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A Souvenir Folder of images from Mammoth Cave