Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist
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Gainsborough: the life and work of the artist illustrated with 80 colour plates, translated from the Italian by Pearl Sanders. by Giuseppe Gatt

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 17.

SeriesDolphin art books
LC ClassificationsND497.G2 G33
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4938331M
LC Control Number76365553

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