Art in the nineteenth century
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Published by The University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Art -- History -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Originally delivered as a lecture, under the title: The achievement of art in the XIXth century.

Statementby Charles Waldstein ...
LC ClassificationsN6450 .W2
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 91 p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6931987M
LC Control Number03023884

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