Jewish artists of the twentieth century an exhibition organized by the Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica, October 5, 1975-January 30, 1976

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Statementwith int[r]oductory remarks by Arthur M. Feldman, Joseph Randall Shapiro.
ContributionsMaurice Spertus Museum of Judaica.
LC ClassificationsN7415 .J485 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1905010M
LC Control Number90107896

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