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Tales and travels

Pierpont Morgan Library

Tales and travels

drawings recently acquired on the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Fund

by Pierpont Morgan Library

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Published by Morgan Library & Museum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Von Bülow, Martha Crawford, -- 1931- -- Art collections -- Exhibitions,
  • Pierpont Morgan Library -- Exhibitions,
  • Drawing, European -- Exhibitions,
  • Drawing -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathleen Stuart ; with contributions by Jennifer Tonkovich and Andaleeb Banta ; foreword by Charles E. Pierce, Jr.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsStuart, Kathleen., Tonkovich, Jennifer., Banta, Andaleeb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC225 .P52 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16291720M
    ISBN 109780875981468
    LC Control Number2007018072

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