David Driskell a survey : [catalog of an exhibition], Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, October 21-December 5, 1980, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury College, January 1981 by Edith A. Tonelli

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Statementcompiled and edited by Edith A. Tonelli.
ContributionsDriskell, David C., University of Maryland, College Park. Art Gallery, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery.
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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL21919004M

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