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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementthe Walters Art Museum ; edited by Regine Schulz and Matthias Seidel ; with contributions by Betsy Bryan and Christianne Henry ; photography by Susan Tobin.
ContributionsSchulz, Regine, 1953-, Seidel, Matthias, Bryan, Betsy Morrell., Henry, Christianne.
LC ClassificationsN5350 .W25 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22659090M
ISBN 109780911886702, 9781904832577
LC Control Number2008045636

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