Painter of rural America: William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868.
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Published by Printed by H.K. Press in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Rural conditions in art.

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StatementBy Alfred Frankenstein. Introd. by Jane des Grange.
ContributionsFrankenstein, Alfred Victor, 1906-, Suffolk Museum, Stonybrook, N.Y., International Exhibitions Foundation., National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsND237.M855 F7
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5631955M
LC Control Number68057955

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