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The first wife"s tale

Louise Straus-Ernst

The first wife"s tale

a memoir by Louise Straus-Ernst : art historian, critic, journalist, intimate of Europe"s avant-garde artists in the 1920s and 30s

by Louise Straus-Ernst

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Published by Midmarch Arts Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Straus-Ernst, Louise, -- b. 1893.,
  • Art critics -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Art historians -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust victims -- Germany -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Marilyn Richter and Marietta Schmitz-Esser.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7483.S87 A3 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22619995M
    ISBN 101877675431
    OCLC/WorldCa57550439

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