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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863.

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Bibliography: p. 17-18.

StatementTranslated from the French by D. I. Wilton.
SeriesMasters of painting
LC ClassificationsND553.D33 L34 1950a
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6086490M
LC Control Number51000461

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