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Painting Religion in Public John Singer Sargent"s Triumph of Religion at the Boston Public Library. by Sally M. Promey

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • History - General,
  • Art / History / General,
  • Art and Architecture,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7758070M
ISBN 100691089507
ISBN 109780691089508
OCLC/WorldCa49192275

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