On Becoming a Painter

by Robert A. Johnson

Publisher: Sunflower Publishing, LLC

Written in English
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ContributionsSenator John W. Warner (Foreword), Steve Vickery (Designer, Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages221
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Open LibraryOL8562874M
ISBN 100970949103
ISBN 109780970949103

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