An exhibition of 75 collages by Schwitters
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An exhibition of 75 collages by Schwitters [catalogue of an exhibition held at the] Sidney Janis Gallery, New York [from] February 2 [to] March 7, 1959 by Kurt Schwitters

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Published by Chadwyck-Healey in Cambridge .
Written in English

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Microfiche reproduction of a catalogue originally published, New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1959.

ContributionsSidney Janis Gallery.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL13701170M

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