Michelangelo: sculpture the life and work of the artist by Alessandro Parronchi

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .

Written in English

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  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.

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Statementtranslated from the Italian by John Hale-White.
SeriesDolphin art books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB623.B9 P283 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5723749M
ISBN 100500410364
LC Control Number70438820

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