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The devil and Dr. Barnes portrait of an American art collector by Howard Greenfeld

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English


  • Barnes, Albert C. -- 1872-1951,
  • Art patrons -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementHoward Greenfeld.
ContributionsBarnes Foundation.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 306 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23259409M
ISBN 100670806501

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