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Rubens drawing on Italy by Jeremy Wood

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Published by National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Rubens, Peter Paul, -- Sir, -- 1577-1640 -- Exhibitions,
  • Rubens, Peter Paul, -- Sir, -- 1577-1640 -- Journeys,
  • Rubens, Peter Paul, -- Sir, -- 1577-1640 -- Journeys,
  • Art, Dutch -- Italian influences -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJeremy Wood.
GenreExhibitions., Journeys.
ContributionsNational Gallery of Scotland., Djanogly Art Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18187245M
ISBN 101903278317

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