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  • PIETER BREUGHEL (1530-1569), and his sons Jan and Pieter the younger, and

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  • I'm featuring one of the more unique versions of this watch, the 'Montre à Couilles', as detailed in Pieter Doensen's book, built as a demonstration model with two externally cased battery compartments.

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  • Evita Bezuidenhout (alias Pieter-Dirk Uys) brought smiles and laughter to a large crowd of parliamentary workers, officials and tourists on Thursday when "she" presented a bust of herself to national assembly Speaker Frene Ginwala.

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  • She smiled at the idea of Pieter trying to fit his bulk into the narrow bed.

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  • All these agreed that the hill called Pieter's was a formidable position, almost, though not perhaps quite, as strong as Railway Hill, but that beyond it the line ran through a comparatively open country, and that if this hill could be captured the relief of Ladysmith would be ensured.

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  • even if they be called Pieter, which, in truth, doesn´t sound very English

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  • The athletic, big-wingspan angel in Dutch Mannerist Pieter Lastman's "Hagar and the Angel in the Wilderness," circa 1625, is roughly the same size as Abraham's mistress herself.

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  • Hans van Meegeren (sic), the Dutch painter who shocked the art world by foisting a series of false Vermeers, Pieter de Hoghs and other old masters on experts, finally was placed on trial in District Court here today.

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  • The Hals Museum contains an excellent collection of works by other Haarlem painters of the Golden Age, including genre scenes by Jan Steen and Adriaen van Ostade, landscapes by Jacob Ruisdael, cityscapes of Haarlem by Gerrit and Job Berckheyde, portraits by Johannes Verspronck and Judith Leyster, and still lifes by Willem Heda and Pieter Claesz.

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  • Spyker supervisory board member Pieter Heerema last week also announced his resignation, citing personal reasons.

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