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Published by Thames & Hudson in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Klimt, Gustav, -- 1862-1918 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Austria -- Vienna.,
  • Painting, Austrian -- 20th century -- Vienna.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index.

StatementFrank Whitford.
SeriesWorld of art
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18505016M
ISBN 10050020246X
LC Control Number91007899

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