Renaissance art in Belgium architecture, monumental art by Ignace Vandevivere

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Published by M. Vokaer in Brussels .

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  • Art, Belgian -- History.,
  • Art, Renaissance -- Belgium.

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Bibliography: p. 90-91.

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Statement[by] Ignace Vandevivere [and] Catheline Perier-d"Ieteren. Photos. by Hugues Boucher. Translated from the French by Eve Horwitz.
SeriesHistory of architectural style in Belgium,, 3
ContributionsPérier-d"Ieteren, Catheline, joint author., Boucher, Hughes, illus.
LC ClassificationsN6965 .V3613
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5104755M
LC Control Number74177012

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