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2 edition of Neo-classical drawings found in the catalog.

Neo-classical drawings

Courtauld Institute of Art.

Neo-classical drawings

from the Witt Collection augmented by drawings and models by Flaxman and Gibson from the collection of University College London and by drawings from the collections of Professor Sir Anthony Blunt and the Royal Institute of British Architects.

by Courtauld Institute of Art.

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Published by Courtauld Institue Galleries in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition at the Courtauld Institute Galleries, Wobum Square, London WC1, November-December 1972.

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Open LibraryOL21472081M

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