Eighteenth century painting in Europe. by Hervey Cadwallader Adams

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SeriesThe Medici Society"s series of art books
LC ClassificationsND456 .A3
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL6055170M
LC Control Number49023057

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