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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon, -- 1699-1779 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Painters -- France,
  • Painting, France,
  • Painting, Modern -- 18th century -- France

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Edition Notes

StatementHélène Prigent and Pierre Rosenberg
SeriesDiscoveries, Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
ContributionsRosenberg, Pierre
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16973516M
ISBN 100810928647

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