Leonardo"s Last Supper
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Published by National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Leonardo, -- da Vinci, -- 1452-1519. -- Exhibitions.,
  • Leonardo, -- da Vinci, -- 1452-1519 -- Influence -- Exhibitions.,
  • Rubens, Peter Paul, -- Sir, -- 1577-1640 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Rembrandt, -- 1606-1669 -- Exhibitions.,
  • SantaMaria delle Grazie (Church, Milan, Italy) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Last Supper in art -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Gallery of Art.
LC ClassificationsN8054
The Physical Object
Pagination(56) p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16558834M

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