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Thomas Gainsborough The harvest wagon : Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 28 April-9 July 1995, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 29 July-9 October 1995 by Paul Spencer-Longhurst

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Published by Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery in [Birmingham, England] .
Written in English


  • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788. -- Exhibitions,
  • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788. -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Wagons in art -- Exhibitions,
  • Landscape in art -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul Spencer-Longhurst and Janet M. Brooke.
ContributionsGainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788., Brooke, Janet M., Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery., Art Gallery of Toronto., Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
LC ClassificationsND497.G2 A65 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL588011M
ISBN 100704415232
LC Control Number96178503

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