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Canaletto and the case of the Westminster Bridge

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Westminster Bridge (London, England),
  • London (England),
  • England


  • Canaletto, 1697-1768 -- Fiction.,
  • Italians -- England -- Fiction.,
  • Painters -- Fiction.,
  • Westminster Bridge (London, England) -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJanet Laurence.
LC ClassificationsPR6062.A795 C3 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 393 p. ;
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL347616M
ISBN 100312185510
LC Control Number98006744

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