Americans in Paris, 1600-1900
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Americans in Paris, 1600-1900 one hundred and fifty/works from the Print Collection of the National Library in Paris.

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Written in English



  • United States,
  • France,
  • Paris


  • Prints, French -- Exhibitions.,
  • Portraits, American -- Exhibitions.,
  • Prints, American -- Exhibitions.,
  • Americans -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.,
  • United States -- History -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held in the Art Center of the New School for Social Research, February 26 through April 22, 1972.

ContributionsBibliothèque nationale (France). Cabinet des estampes., New School Art Center (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsNE647 .A68
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5343872M
LC Control Number72198172

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