Explain the event or circumstance that shaped the mind of the artist to create this piece.

After reviewing Lesson 7 and reading chapters 8 and 9 in your art appreciation textbook, come back here so we may talk about historical and social events that have influenced the visual arts. Each of you choose one artwork in chapter 8 or 9 and explain the event or circumstance that shaped the mind of the artist to create this piece.
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