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Picturing the Americas

ValГ©ria Piccoli

Picturing the Americas

landscape painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic

by ValГ©ria Piccoli

  • 218 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In art,
  • Landscape painting,
  • Exhibitions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLandscape painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
    Statementedited by Peter John Brownlee, Valéria Piccoli and Georgiana Uhlyarik
    ContributionsArt Gallery of Ontario, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, São Paulo (Brazil : State). Pinacoteca do Estado, Terra Foundation for American Art
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1352.A455 P53 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 pages
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27192166M
    ISBN 100300211503
    ISBN 109780300211504
    LC Control Number2014958691
    OCLC/WorldCa907565739


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