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Published by HarperCollins College in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art criticism -- Authorship.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSylvan Barnet.
SeriesThe Short guide series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7476 .B37 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1722730M
ISBN 100673522938
LC Control Number92026229

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