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Old masters in America

John D. Morse

Old masters in America

a comprehensive guide; more than two-thousand paintings in United States and Canada by forty famous artists

by John D. Morse

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Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Painting -- United States.,
    • Painting -- Canada.,
    • Painters.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John D. Morse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1242 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6177472M
      LC Control Number55009332
      OCLC/WorldCa1431691

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