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Published by Yale University Press in association with the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Everett Fahy ; with a preface by Pierre Rosenberg ; and contributions by Elizabeth E. Barker ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsN
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 440 p. :
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22710748M
ISBN 100300107196

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