Greek painters" art by Irene Weir

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Published by Ginn in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Painting, Greek,
  • Painting, Greco-Roman

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 347-352.

Book details

Statementby Irene Weir.
LC ClassificationsND110 .W4
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 361 p.
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6953092M
LC Control Number05008400

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