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Published by Galley Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Painting, Baroque.,
  • Painting, Rococo.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 17th century.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 72).

Statementby Ian Barras Hill.
SeriesPainting of the western world
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22171209M
ISBN 100831706902

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