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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art -- Dictionaries,
  • Artists -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Harold Osborne.
ContributionsOsborne, Harold, 1905-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN"6450"O94
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 1277 p. :
Number of Pages1277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21145891M
ISBN 100198661193
LC Control Number82-126560

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