18th century French paintings, drawings and sculptures.
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18th century French paintings, drawings and sculptures.

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Published by David Carritt Limited in London .
Written in English


  • Art, French -- Exhibitions.

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Other titlesEighteenth century French paintings, drawings and sculpture.
ContributionsDavid Carritt Limited., Artemis Group (London, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. :
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Open LibraryOL19164702M

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