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Vatican splendour

Catherine Johnston

Vatican splendour

masterpieces of Baroque art

by Catherine Johnston

  • 166 Want to read
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Published by National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vatican City,
  • Québec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Italian -- Vatican City -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, Baroque -- Vatican City -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art -- Vatican City -- Exhibitions.,
    • Popes -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, Baroque -- Québec (Province),
    • Art, Canadian -- Québec (Province)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCatherine Johnston, Gyde Vanier Shepherd, Marc Worsdale.
      ContributionsShepherd, Gyde Vanier, 1936-, Worsdale, Marc, 1954-, National Gallery of Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6920 .J64 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2300611M
      ISBN 100888845332
      LC Control Number86173652

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