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A taste for the modern gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel by Patricia Phagan

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Published by Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Vassar College,
  • Art collections,
  • Modern Art,
  • Vassar College. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPatricia Phagan
ContributionsVassar College. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6487.P6 V376 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25211161M
ISBN 109780982060636
LC Control Number2011017592

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