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Robert Gwathmey the life and art of a passionate observer by Michael G. Kammen

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988.,
  • Artists -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.[207]-229) and index.

Other titlesLife and art of a passionate observer
StatementMichael Kammen.
LC ClassificationsN6537.G9 K36 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL385757M
ISBN 10080782495X, 0807847798
LC Control Number98048441

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