Edvard Munch: The Scream by Reinhold Heller

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Published by Allen Lane in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Munch, Edvard, 1863-1944.

Edition Notes

Appendix in French, German and Norwegian, with English translations.

Book details

Statement[by] Reinhold Heller.
SeriesArt in context
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND773.M8 H4 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p., 1 fold. leaf.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5496921M
ISBN 100713902760
LC Control Number73330882

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