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Published by Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Painting, Italian -- Exhibitions.,
  • Drawing, Italian -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsHazlitt, Gooden & Fox.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18563253M
ISBN 10095124938X

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