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Philadelphia collects 20th century

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia collects 20th century

Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 3-November 17, 1963

by Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Published by The Museum in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 20th century -- Private collections

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCharles Rand Penney Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856754M

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