The visual arts, taste and criticism by David G. Irwin

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Published by Blackie in Glasgow, London .

Written in English

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  • Art appreciation.,
  • Art criticism.

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Includes bibliographies.

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Statement[by] David Irwin.
SeriesGeneral studies series
LC ClassificationsN7435 .I7
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4055338M
ISBN 100216888263
LC Control Number79431721

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