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Paintings and drawings on the backs of National Gallery pictures

National Gallery (Great Britain)

Paintings and drawings on the backs of National Gallery pictures

by National Gallery (Great Britain)

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Published by National Gallery in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith a preface and notes by MartinDavies.
ContributionsDavies, Martin, 1908-
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Open LibraryOL20278236M

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First Edition. Paintings and Drawings on the Backs of National Gallery Pictures. Wear and tear to edges of D/J. Price clipped. This book contains reproductions of paintings and drawings on the backs of the National pictures.

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Paintings and drawings on the backs of National Gallery pictures. London, The Trustees, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martin Davies; National Gallery (Great Britain).

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