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  1. Madonna of the Harpies

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    Andrea del Sarto, Madonna of the Harpies, 1517, oil on panel.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

    har·py  /ˈhärpē/

    Noun
    1. A rapacious monster described as having a woman’s head and body and a bird’s wings and claws or depicted as a bird of prey with a…
    2. A grasping, unscrupulous woman.
     
     
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