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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Courbet, Gustave, -- 1819-1877 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

StatementSégolène Le Men.
ContributionsCourbet, Gustave, 1819-1877.
LC ClassificationsND553.C9 L3313 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22994206M
ISBN 100789209772
ISBN 109780789209771
LC Control Number2007052116

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