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The history of art in pictures

Western art from prehistory to the present

by Gilles Plazy

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by MetroBooks in New York .
Written in English

  • Art -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Gilles Plazy ; preface by Jean Lacouture.
    LC ClassificationsN5305 .P62 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3944268M
    ISBN 101586633317
    LC Control Number2001026698

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