Portrait of Vincent
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Portrait of Vincent a Van Gogh biography by Lawrence Hanson

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


  • Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lawrence & Elisabeth Hanson.
ContributionsHanson, Elisabeth M., joint author.
LC ClassificationsND653.G7 H276
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6194720M
LC Control Number56001447

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