September 12, 1940~ Four teenagers discover ancient cave paintings

The Great Black Cow, detail of 1947 photograph by Ralph Morse

c.15,000 BC / Pigments derived from minerals / Lascaux Cave, Montignac, France

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Previous September 12 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 12

H. L. Mencken: Born September 12, 1880

Alfred A. Knopf, Sr: Born September 12, 1892

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/12~

 

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