John Caspar Wild painter and printmaker of nineteenth-century urban America by John William Reps

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Published by Missouri Historical Society Press in St. Louis .

Written in English

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  • Unitd States

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  • Wild, J. C. ca. 1804-1846.,
  • Wild, J. C. ca. 1804-1846 -- Catalogues raisonnés.,
  • Artists -- Unitd States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby John W. Reps ; introduction by Andrew Walker.
GenreCatalogues raisonnés., Biography.
ContributionsWild, J. C. ca. 1804-1846.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6537.W4595 R47 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3404933M
ISBN 101883982553
ISBN 109781883982553
LC Control Number2005020403

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