The invention of glory

Afonso V and the Pastrana tapestries
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Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Ediciones El Viso , Madrid
Art collections, Conservation and restoration, Exhibitions, Flemish Tapestry, Pastrana tapestries, Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Pastrana, Spain), Tapestry, Art patr
Other titlesAfonso V and the Pastrana tapestries
Statement[texts, Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra ... et al. ; translation, Philip Sutton]
ContributionsFundación Carlos de Amberes, National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Meadows Museum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK3055.P37 I58 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25306666M
ISBN 108487369693, 8495241846
ISBN 139788487369698, 9788495241849
LC Control Number2011534259
OCLC/WorldCa748424082

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