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Published by H. N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English


  • Bruegel, Pieter, -- ca. 1525-1569

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Edition Notes

StatementText by Wolfgang Stechow.
SeriesThe Library of great painters
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374285M

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