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The Eden of America Rhode Island landscapes, 1820-1920 by Robert G. Workman

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Published by Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I .
Written in English



  • Rhode Island


  • Landscape painting, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Landscape painting, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Rhode Island -- In art -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert G. Workman ; with essays by Lloyd Goodrich and John Wilmerding.
ContributionsRhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art.
LC ClassificationsND1351.5 .W67 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2556722M
ISBN 100911517103
LC Control Number85063665

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