John Singer Sargent a biography. by Charles Merrill Mount

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Published by Cresset Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Sargent, John Singer, -- 1856-1925

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Pagination371 p. :
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL23265961M

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