Ruined Landscapes Paintings of the Balkan War Zone by Ross Yockey

Cover of: Ruined Landscapes  | Ross Yockey

Published by John F. Blair Publisher .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • McColl, Hugh L,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Art and the war,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Private collections,
  • Art,
  • Painting - Other Specific Subjects,
  • History - General,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Yugoslavia & former Yugoslavia,
  • Buxton, Laura,
  • Catalogs

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8253065M
ISBN 100895872250
ISBN 109780895872258

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