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Man Ray"s Montparnasse

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Published by H. N. Abrams in [New York] .
Written in English



  • Montparnasse (Paris, France),
  • United States,
  • France


  • Man Ray, 1890-1976,
  • Artists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Photographers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Expatriate artists -- France -- Biography,
  • Montparnasse (Paris, France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Herbert R. Lottman.
ContributionsMan Ray, 1890-1976.
LC ClassificationsN6537.R3 L67 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3937324M
ISBN 100810943336
LC Control Number2001000633

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