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War of illusions

John Edwin Canaday

War of illusions

classicism vs. romanticism

by John Edwin Canaday

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Study and teaching.

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    Statementby John Canaday
    SeriesMetropolitan seminars in art : Great periods in painting -- Portfolio H
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN"7425".M51"Port.H
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20098276M
    LC Control Number67007348


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