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In praise of America

Wendy A. Cooper

In praise of America

masterworks of American decorative arts, 1650-1830 : a guide to the exhibition

by Wendy A. Cooper

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Published by National Gallery of Art in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Antiques -- United States -- Exhibitions.,
    • Decoration and ornament -- United States -- Exhibitions.,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 17th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Held at the gallery, Feb. 17-July 6, 1980.

      StatementWendy A. Cooper.
      ContributionsNational Gallery of Art (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK805 .C68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4096867M
      LC Control Number80011122

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