Guide to landscape painting.
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Guide to landscape painting. by Carlson, John F.

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Landscape painting -- Technique.

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Edition Notes

First published in 1929 under title: Elementary principles of landscape painting.

SeriesA Bridgman art book
LC ClassificationsND1340 .C34 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6250716M
LC Control Number58012555

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