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Background with Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux; with Illustrations

Beaux, Cecilia

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, 1930
Soft cover
From RLD books (Landenberg, PA, U.S.A.)

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A book bound uncut in blue paper over boards with 27 illustrations in black and white glossy paper of many of her portraits. Black leather label with gilt lettering is lightly worn on the edges. xii, 356pp. Signed in black ink on the second blank with a flourish. Ex Libris on front pastedown and a gift inscription on the FFEP dated Christmas 1938. A fine copy housed in a black slip case in very good condition. Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) was a talented and well known painter and portraitist of her time with an elegant style akin to Sargent's. There is an Index of six pages in the rear.; and an Appendix with an excerpt from a letter from M. Paul Bion to St. Gaudens about her outlook as an artist of the time. First Edition Limited to 200 Sgnd.Copie. Bookseller Inventory # 001638

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Title: Background with Figures: Autobiography of ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: 8vo

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