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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Painting, Dutch

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR. H. Fuchs.
SeriesThe World of art
LC ClassificationsND644 .F8 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716234M
ISBN 100195200608, 0195200616
LC Control Number78002631

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