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Published by L. S. Olschki in Florence .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementpresented by the Tuscan Association of Arts "Europa Oggi" ; introd. by Emilio Cecchi ; critical notes by Mario Borgiotti.
SeriesItalian painting of the nineteenth century
ContributionsCecchi, Emilio, 1884-, American Federation of Arts.
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p., (2) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16680454M

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