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History of water color painting in America. by Albert Ten Eyck Gardner

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Published by Reinhold Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


  • Watercolor painting, American -- History

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Other titlesWater color painting in America.
LC ClassificationsND1805 .G33
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5991628M
LC Control Number66022686

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