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2 edition of art of the portrait found in the catalog.

art of the portrait

City Art Centre (Edinburgh, Scotland)

art of the portrait

an exhibition drawn from the permanent fine art collection

by City Art Centre (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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Published by City of Edinburgh Museums and Art Galleries in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Leaflet published for the exhibition held at the City of Edinburgh Art Centre, 13 September-25 October 1986.

Statementtext by IanO"Riordan ; photography: Tom Scott.
ContributionsO"Riordan, Ian.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21183340M

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