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2 edition of Dragons in Chinese art found in the catalog.

Dragons in Chinese art

Hugo Munsterberg

Dragons in Chinese art

March 23 through May 28, 1972

by Hugo Munsterberg

  • 298 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by China House Gallery, China Institute in America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dragons in art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Chinese -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Hugo Munsterberg.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsChina House Gallery., China Institute in America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7342 .M86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18812359M

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