TITLE

Hiram Powers: Vermont Sculptor, 1805-1873

AUTHOR(S)
Reynolds, Donald
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec92, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p687
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book `Hiram Powers: Vermont Sculptor, 1805-1873,' 2 volumes by Richard P. Wunder.
ACCESSION #
9309200013

 

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