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matplotlib.axes.Axes.add_artist

Axes.add_artist(a)

Add any Artist to the axes.

Use add_artist only for artists for which there is no dedicated “add” method; and if necessary, use a method such as update_datalim to manually update the dataLim if the artist is to be included in autoscaling.

Returns the artist.