Fair use is a concept embedded in U.S. law that recognizes that certain uses of copyright-protected works do not require permission from the copyright holder. (See Title 17, section 107)
The following four factors are used to determine if a use is fair:
Kuks Forest Sculptures, Exterior 1662-1738
Kuks, Czech Republic
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Pockets, pair, embroidered
Victoria and Albert Museum
From: Visual Arts Data Service