Whitney Museum and its collection history, purpose, and activities [and] catalogue of the collection. by Whitney Museum of American Art

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  • New York (State),
  • New York

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  • Art -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs.,
  • Art, American.

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Published in 1935 under title: Whitney Museum of American Art.

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GenreCatalogs.
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LC ClassificationsN618 .A65 1954
The Physical Object
Pagination[41] p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6171838M
LC Control Number55001142
OCLC/WorldCa1525926

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