Rococo to revolution major trends in eighteenth-century painting by Levey, Michael.

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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Painting, Modern -- 18th century.

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StatementMichael Levey.
SeriesWorld of art
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LC ClassificationsND186 .L48 1985
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Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2870107M
ISBN 100500200505
LC Control Number84050569

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