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The paintings of Arshile Gorky

Jim M. Jordan

The paintings of Arshile Gorky

a critical catalogue

by Jim M. Jordan

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 561-576.

    Statementby Jim M. Jordan and Robert Goldwater.
    ContributionsGoldwater, Robert John, 1907-1973, joint author., Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.G613 A4 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 576 p. :
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4401247M
    ISBN 100814741606
    LC Control Number79002248

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