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Vermeer 1632-1675 by Andrew Forge

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


  • Vermeer, Jan, -- 1632-1675.,
  • Painting -- 17th century -- Holland.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementwith an introduction and notes by Andrew Forge.
SeriesThe Faber gallery
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16215952M

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