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Creator:
Mayer, Lance
Title(s):

American painters on technique : the colonial period to 1860 / Lance Mayer and Gay Myers.

Published/Created:
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2011.
Physical Description:
xiii, 249 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
ND1471 .M39 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Painting -- Technique -- History.
Painting, American.
Contributors:
Myers, Gay.
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