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Published by Skira in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Painting, Gothic.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtext by Jacques Dupont and Cesare Gnudi ; [translatedfrom the French by Stuart Gilbert].
SeriesThe Great centuries of painting
ContributionsGnudi, Cesare.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18848009M

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