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Published by National Gallery of Art, Bulfinch Press in Washington, D.C, Boston .
Written in English


  • Stieglitz, Alfred, -- 1864-1946 -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions,
  • Modernism (Art) -- United States -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Sarah Greenough.
ContributionsGreenough, Sarah, 1951-, National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsN6512.5.M63 M6 2000, N6512.5.M63 M6 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination611 p. :
Number of Pages611
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18097505M
ISBN 100894682830
LC Control Number00048178

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