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Published by Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Abbeville Press in [Buffalo, N.Y.], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955 -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementessays by Robert T. Buck, Edward F. Fry, Charlotta Kotik.
ContributionsBuck, Robert T., Fry, Edward F., Kotik, Charlotta, 1940-, Albright-Knox Art Gallery., Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND553.L58 A4 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4266896M
ISBN 100896592545, 0896592561
LC Control Number81012869

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