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2 edition of Great paintings of the nude found in the catalog.

Great paintings of the nude

S. Lane Faison

Great paintings of the nude

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Published by Thames and Hudson, Abrams in London, [U.S.A.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtext by S. Lane Faison.
The Physical Object
Pagination10p., [15] l. of plates :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16669855M

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