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Published by Konemann .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • History - European,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Italy,
  • ART016000,
  • European,
  • History - Renaissance

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9348545M
ISBN 10382900253X
ISBN 109783829002530

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