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American Women Modernists

The Legacy of Robert Henri, 1910-1945

by Sarah Burns

  • 11 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modernist design & Bauhaus,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Art,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Modernism (Art),
  • United States,
  • Women art students,
  • Women artists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarian Wardle (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026169M
    ISBN 100813536847
    ISBN 109780813536842


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