Sculpture, glass, and American museums

by Martha Drexler Lynn

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 223 Downloads: 544
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  • Glass sculpture -- 20th century,
  • Glass sculpture -- Collectors and collecting -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214) and index.

StatementMartha Drexler Lynn.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23240238M
ISBN 100812238966
LC Control Number2005011654

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