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Rahel Antonie Friederike Varnhagen, née Levin, later Robert (19 May 1771 - 7 March 1833) was a German-Jewish writer who hosted one of the most prominent salons in Europe during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Küstner, Gottfried: Portrait of Rahel Varnhagen von Ense, Leo Baeck Institute, 78.542a.