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Twentieth century highlights of American painting.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementConducted by the Meltzer Gallery. Text by Dorothy Adlow.
    ContributionsAdlow, Dorothy, 1901-1961.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND212 .A38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6264479M
    LC Control Number58061399
    OCLC/WorldCa3598727

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