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The materials of sculpture

by Nicholas Penny

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture materials

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-293) and index.

    StatementNicholas Penny.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1202 .P46 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1396182M
    ISBN 100300055544
    LC Control Number93003574

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