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Pictorial Africana

a survey of old South African paintings, drawings, and prints to the end of the nineteenth century, with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists

by Alfred Gordon-Brown

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Published by Balkema in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Art, South African.,
    • Artists -- South Africa -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 245-248.

      StatementAlfred Gordon-Brown.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7392 .G64 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 254 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5252278M
      ISBN 100869610708
      LC Control Number75325062


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