Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 548pp, numerous illustrations in text, index etc . . . . . [ CONDITION : An extremely well preserved NEW copy ] . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE Due to size and/or weight standard shipping to destinations outside the UK will cost more than the price shown above. Orders made by card will be completed after you have approved the extra cost. . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our Art Monographs etc type DbbARTIST in the Keywords search box. . . . . . . . We always ship in strong card packing. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: As he magnificently combines meticulous scholarship with irresistible narrative appeal, Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, his own diaries, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers to arrive at a profound understanding of the artist and his work. 800 photos.
About the Author: John Richardson is the author of a memoir, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; an essay collection, Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters; and books on Manet and Braque. He has written for The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair. He was instrumental in setting up Christie’s in the United States. In 1993 he was made a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. In 1995–96 he served as the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford University. He divides his time between Connecticut and New York City.
Title: Life of Picasso Volume I / Vol 1 1881 - 1906
Publication Date: 1992
Book Condition: New
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR005469861
Book Description Pimlico, 1992. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. Tight, Unmarked And Unworn Paperback. Just About Fine. Seller Inventory # 024527-08
Book Description Pimlico, London, 1992. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 003834
Book Description Pimlico, 1992. Paperback. Condition: Used; Very Good. Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # BBI2601033
Book Description Pimlico, London, 1992. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. First Thus. Covers have moderate general wear and a crease to spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 548pp Size: 205mm x 255mm. Seller Inventory # 016739
Book Description Pimlico, United Kingdom, 1992. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. Published 1992 near fine book, corners and edges rubbed. Bookshop label on front endpaper. No inscription. 548 pages with index. Illustrations. Family Tree. Seller Inventory # 0014977
Book Description Pimlico, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Good copy. Paperback. 548pp. Biography of the artist. Black and white illustrations throughout. Coffee type stain to corners and lower margin of last 10 or so pages and the botton inch of the back cover. Text is unaffected. Rubbed. Binding is sound. Good copy. Seller Inventory # 16069
Book Description Pimlico, London, 1992. Soft Back - Cover VG. Condition: Fine. First Edition. FROM THE SHELF IN OUR PRIVATE ART LIBRARY. With the collaboration of Marilyn McCully. 546 pp. including index. Packed with b/w photos of Picasso's work and sources. Notes. Bibliography. Principal sources. Family tree. John Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, the painter's diaries, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers. At the time, this book shed new light on Picasso's innovations, obsessions, and the link between his life and art. Covers Picasso's Spanish roots, his Andalusia nature, his adolescence spent in Corunna and Madrid, his passion for Barcelona, his formative early years in Paris, and his complex relationships with Apolliniaire , Max Jacob, and Gertrude Stein during his Blue and Rose periods. [We have over 100 other books on English/British Art and European artists -published 1902-1997 Descriptions in preparation - contact us if at all interested.] Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # A0097
Book Description Pimlico, London, 1992. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 560pp paperback, very good. Seller Inventory # 048325
Book Description Pimlico London 1991, 1991. 25.5 x 20.5cms, 548pp, b/w Illusts Very Good+ paperback & cover This volume sheds new light on Picasso's obsessions and influences. It explores his Spanish heritage; his formative early years in Paris and his complex relationships with Apollinaire, Max Jacob and Gertrude Stein. 'At the end of the book we see Picasso already poised to become the messiah of modern art.'. Seller Inventory # 137788