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Romanesque art selected papers by Schapiro, Meyer

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Art, Romanesque,
  • Sculpture, Romanesque

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Edition Notes

StatementMeyer Schapiro.
LC ClassificationsNB175 .S28 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 368 p., [68] p. of plates :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14788291M
ISBN 100500277176

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