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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Picabia, Francis, -- 1879-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

StatementMaria Lluïsa Borràs ; (translated by Kenneth Lyons).
ContributionsPicabia, Francis, 1879-1953.
LC ClassificationsND553.P47
The Physical Object
Pagination548p. :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22270372M
ISBN 100500234426

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