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History of abstract painting by Jean-Luc Daval

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Published by Art Data in London .
Written in English


  • Painting, Abstract -- History.

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StatementJean-Luc Daval.
SeriesMasters of art series
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17378764M
ISBN 100948835117

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