Surrealism by Patrick Waldberg

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Surrealism.,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century.

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StatementPatrick Waldberg ; [translated from the German].
SeriesThe World of art
LC ClassificationsN6494.S8 W32 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p., [36] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4720495M
ISBN 100195200705
LC Control Number78007516

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