The female form: paintings, pastels, drawings
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Published by W. H. Allen in London .
Written in English


  • Women in art.,
  • Female nude in art.

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Edition Notes

Statementintroduction by Maurice Collis.
LC ClassificationsN7573 .A48
The Physical Object
Pagination[120] p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5333527M
ISBN 100491002491
LC Control Number72186752

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