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Exiled Parisian impressionists reunite in London’s Tate Britain

When Paris came under siege in the Franco-Prussian war in 1870, one unexpected consequence was the number of artists who escaped to the London as refugees.

When Paris came under siege in the Franco-Prussian war in 1870, one unexpected consequence was the number of artists who escaped to London as refugees.

A new show looking at their work as impressionists opens on Thursday in the city's Tate Britain gallery.

 

Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London.

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