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The evolution of English collecting

the reception of Italian art in the Tudor and Stuart periods
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Yale University Press , New Haven, Conn, London
Art, Italian -- Collectors and collecting -- En
Statementedited by Edward Chaney
SeriesStudies in British art -- 12
ContributionsChaney, Edward, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18155821M
ISBN 100300102240

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The Evolution of English Collecting: The Reception of Italian Art in the Tudor and Stuart Periods (Studies in British Art 12) by Edward Chaney, Editor.

New Haven: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. heavy book., dj has worn area at top of spine and less so at bottom edge. small smudge to margin of one page.

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