Artists and Patrons in Post-War Britain Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art (Courtauld Research Papers, No. 2) (Courtauld ... No. 2) (Courtauld Research Papers, No. 2)

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  • Art funding, patronage & sponsorship,
  • Art styles: c 1960 -,
  • Art styles: c First World War to 1960,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • Art, British,
  • Artists and patrons,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

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ContributionsCourtauld Institute of Art (Corporate Author), Margaret Garlake (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7989608M
ISBN 100754600459
ISBN 109780754600459

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