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Leonardo the artist

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.

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Edition Notes

StatementAnna Maria Brizio, Maria Vittoria Brugnoli, André Chastel.
ContributionsBrizio, Anna Maria., Brugnoli, Maria Vittoria., Chastel, André, 1912-, Reti, Ladislao.
LC ClassificationsN6923.L33 L46
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4096068M
ISBN 100070079315
LC Control Number80010253

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