American impressionism variations on a theme by M. Melissa Wolfe

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Published by Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Impressionism (Art) -- United States -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

Edition Notes

Catalog produced by the Columbus Museum of Art to accompany the exhibition held Feb. 3-June 4, 2006.

Book details

StatementM. Melissa Wolfe ; preface by Nannette V. Maciejunes.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsColumbus Museum of Art.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND210.5.I4 W65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3419352M
ISBN 109780918881601
LC Control Number2005035809
OCLC/WorldCa62728472

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