British artists and the modernist landscape by Ysanne Holt

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, England, Burlington, VT .

Written in English

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  • Landscape painting, British -- 20th century,
  • Painting, Victorian -- Great Britain,
  • Painting, Edwardian -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-192) and index

Book details

StatementYsanne Holt
SeriesBritish art and visual culture since 1750, new readings
LC ClassificationsND1354.6 .H65 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 200 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17101175M
ISBN 100754600734
LC Control Number2002027774

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