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French paintings a catalogue of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Charles Sterling

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Published by The Museum in New York .
Written in English


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StatementCharles Sterling, Margaretta M. Salinger. 2, XIX century.
ContributionsSalinger, Margaretta., Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16829312M
ISBN 100870990594

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