Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 20, 1988-Jan. 22, 1989 and at six other museums, Feb. 11, 1989-May 13, 1990.
|Statement||organized by John E. Buchanan, Jr. ; with an essay by Richard Brettell.|
|Contributions||Noufflard, André, 1885-1968., Noufflard, Berthe, 1886-1971., Buchanan, John E., 1953-, Brettell, Richard R., Dixon Gallery and Gardens.|
|LC Classifications||ND553.N59 A4 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|LC Control Number||88031013|
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