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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English



  • Italy.


  • Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610 -- Influence,
  • Painters -- Italy,
  • Painting, Italian -- History

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: v. 1, p. 319-345.

LC ClassificationsND623.C26 M6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5981356M
LC Control Number66010315

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