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8 edition of Magician of the modern found in the catalog.

Magician of the modern

Chick Austin and the transformation of the arts in America

by Eugene R. Gaddis

  • 310 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Alfred Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Austin, Arthur Everett, 1900-1957.,
    • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.,
    • Art museum directors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-472) and index.

      Statement/ Eugene R. Gaddis.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN576.H3 .G33 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 494 p. :
      Number of Pages494
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6783817M
      ISBN 100394587774
      LC Control Number00034905

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