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King of the confessors

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romanesque Ivories,
  • Kruisen,
  • Cloisters (Museum),
  • Christian art and symbolism,
  • Beeldsnijkunst,
  • Bury Saint Edmunds Cross,
  • Ivoor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Hoving
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5943 .H68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. :
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747606M
    ISBN 100671433881
    ISBN 109780671433888
    LC Control Number81009050
    OCLC/WorldCa7576217

      The book, ''King of the Confessors,'' is generating controversy in the museum world even before its official publication. It deals with Mr. Hoving's pursuit, when he was a young curator at the Met.


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