Impressionism and its context
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Published by The Gallery in Toronto .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJanet M. Brooke, Nancy Minty ; organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
ContributionsBrooke, Janet M., Minty, Nancy, 1959-
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/10409 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1636005M
ISBN 100919777937
LC Control Number91187356

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