Rembrandt, the Nightwatch
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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementE. Haverkamp-Begemann.
SeriesPrinceton essays on the arts ;, 12
LC ClassificationsND653.R4 A7 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 138 p., [59] p. of plates :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3785570M
ISBN 100691039917, 0691003416
LC Control Number81047921

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