Travelling in a palimpsest Finnish nineteenth-century painters" encounters with Spanish art and culture by Marie-Sofie Lundström

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Published by Finnish Academy of Science and Letters in Helsinki .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Becker, A. v. -- Travel -- Spain.,
  • Edelfelt, Albert, -- 1854-1905 -- Travel -- Spain.,
  • Soldan-Brofeldt, Venny, -- 1863-1945 -- Travel -- Spain.,
  • Painters -- Finland -- Travel -- Spain.,
  • Spain -- In art.

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StatementMarie-Sofie Lundström.
GenreIn art.
SeriesSuomalaisen Tiedeakatemian toimituksia. Humaniora -- 343
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND955.F5 L86 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination460 p. :
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22854198M
ISBN 109514109953
ISBN 109789514109959
LC Control Number2008373046

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