Original treatises on the arts of painting by Mary P. Merrifield

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Painting -- Early works to 1800,
  • Painting -- Technique,
  • Artists" materials

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Statementby Mary P. Merrifield. With a new introd. and glossary by S. M. Alexander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND25 .M52
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (cccxii, 918 p.)
Number of Pages918
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5916076M
LC Control Number64018860

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