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The Oxford dictionary of art

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Dictionaries,
  • Artists -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Ian Chilvers.
    GenreDictionaries., Biography
    ContributionsChilvers, Ian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN33 .O93 2004
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxlvi, 816 p.
    Number of Pages816
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22375485M
    ISBN 100198604769
    LC Control Number2004041540


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