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In the National Gallery, Dublin, an oil painting made by George Sharp (1802–1877) is entitled “Creeping like Snail unwillingly to School” [1]. The painting is undated, it’s title   is referring to the symbolism of snails as lazy animals.

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With the dark tones used, it is difficult to view the snail even after magnification. It is a dextral specimen, seemingly Cepaea-like.

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Note:
[1] NGI, inv. 384. http://to.ly/GD1N.

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