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How was nation visualized by artists?

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Artists in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries found a way out by personifying a nation. In other words they represented a country as if it were a person. Nations were then portrayed as female figures. The female form that was chosen to personify the nation did not stand for any particular woman in real life; rather it sought to give
the abstract idea of the nation a concrete form. That is, the female figure became an allegory of the nation.

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