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In pursuit of antiquity

Roderick Whitfield

In pursuit of antiquity

Chinese paintings of the Ming and Ch"ing dynasties from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse

by Roderick Whitfield

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Published by Art Museum, Princeton University in Princeton (N.J.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of exhibition of paintings held at the Art Museum, Princeton University, 1969.

Statementwith an addendum by Wen Fong.
ContributionsFong, Wen C., 1930-, Princeton University. Art Museum. Morse Collection.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18789407M

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