Art of the twentieth century

by Maurice Besset

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 935
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  • Art, Modern -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

StatementMaurice Besset ; [translated from the German].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6490 .B4513 1976b
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4604180M
ISBN 100297994468
LC Control Number77367329

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