Iconography Ovum Struthionis, symbol and allusion in Piero della Francesca"s Montefeltro alterpiece by Millard Meiss

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Piero, -- della Francesca, -- 1416?-1492.

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StatementMillard Meiss.
ContributionsMiner, Dorothy Eugenia.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2]p. ;
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