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Painting religion in public

John Singer Sargent"s Triumph of religion at the Boston Public Library

by Sally M. Promey

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

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925,
    • Boston Public Library,
    • Protestantism in art,
    • Mural painting and decoration -- Massachusetts -- Boston

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-355) and index.

      StatementSally M. Promey.
      ContributionsBoston Public Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND237.S3 A77 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL31564M
      ISBN 100691015651
      LC Control Number99012158

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