Russian icons from the twelfth to the fifteenth century
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Published by New American Library of World Literature, by arrangement with UNESCO in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Icons.,
  • Painting, Russian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [27]).

Statementintroduction by Victor Lasareff.
SeriesMentor-Unesco art book -- MQ455
ContributionsLazarev, Viktor Nikitich, 1897-1976.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7956 U48
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p., 28 p. of plates :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14815981M

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