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America"s old masters.

by James Thomas Flexner

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.,
    • Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815.,
    • Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827.,
    • Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828.,
    • Painters -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND207 .F55 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5539295M
      LC Control Number67016702
      OCLC/WorldCa1026634

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