Power and Display in the Seventeenth Century The Arts and their Patrons in Modena and Ferrara (Cambridge Studies in the History of Art) by Janet Southorn

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  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Italy,
  • Art, Italian,
  • Art,
  • Modena,
  • ART015000,
  • Art / General,
  • Art Patronage,
  • History - General,
  • 17th century,
  • Collectors and collecting

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Number of Pages216
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ISBN 100521345634
ISBN 109780521345637

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