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Expressionism a revolution in German art by Dietmar Elger

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Published by Benedikt Taschen in Köln .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementDietmar Elger ; [English translation: Hugh Beyer].
The Physical Object
Pagination255p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21573964M

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