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Catalonia incognita

Catalonia incognita

contemporary painting and sculpture from Girona.

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Published by John Hansard Gallery in Southampton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Spanish -- Spain -- Gerona -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Modern -- Spain -- Gerona -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Hansard Gallery., Winchester Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18906389M

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