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Published by W.W. Norton in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Giotto, -- 1266?-1337 -- Themes, motives.,
  • Cappella degli Scrovegni nell"Arena (Padua, Italy).,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Illustrations.,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian -- Italy -- Padua.,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Gothic -- Italy -- Padua.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by James H. Stubblebine.
SeriesA Norton critical study in art history
ContributionsStubblebine, James H.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22412731M
ISBN 100393314065

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