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Remove the artist from the figure if possible.

The effect will not be visible until the figure is redrawn, e.g., with FigureCanvasBase.draw_idle. Call relim to update the axes limits if desired.

Note: relim will not see collections even if the collection was added to the axes with autolim = True.

Note: there is no support for removing the artist's legend entry.