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The Private World of Tasha Tudor: Tudor, Tasha & Richard Brown

The Private World of Tasha Tudor

Tudor, Tasha & Richard Brown

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ISBN 10: 0316112925 / ISBN 13: 9780316112925
Published by Little, Brown and Company, New York, N.Y, 1992
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover with color illustrated dust jacket all in very good condition. Owners ink stamp on publisher information page. Dust jacket is price clipped. Signed by both Tasha Tudor and Richard Brown on half title page. The life of Tasha Tudor on her farm in Southern Vermont captured with more than 100 color photographs by Richard Brown. Texts and illustrations by Tasha Tudor. 134 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7177

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Title: The Private World of Tasha Tudor

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, New York, N.Y

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Richard Brown

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Authors

Edition: 1st Edition

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Tasha Tudor has written and illustrated more than seventy-five beloved children's books since her first, Pumpkin Moonshine, in 1938. Now seventy-seven years old, she lives on a farm in southern Vermont, where she has recreated an early Victorian world. To capture this intimate portrait of Tasha Tudor, photographer Richard Brown followed her throughout a year on her farm. By interweaving Tudor's own words and more than 100 color photographs, Brown has evoked the essence of Tudor's uniquely appealing personality and way of life. The inspiration for Tudor's art is evident in her delightful surroundings. Foremost is the magnificent garden she designed and rightfully calls "Paradise on earth." A lively menagerie is always underfoot, indoors and out, including her trademark corgies, the Nubian goats she milks twice a day, the one-eyed cat Minou, the chickens, fantail doves, and the cockatiels, canaries, exotic finches, and parrots that inhabit a virtual village of antique cages. We watch Tudor at work in a corner of her winter kitchen, her "chipmunk's nest, " on the delicate watercolors and drawings that illustrate the books and calendars that have charmed three generations. Examples of her work are scattered throughout the book, including many drawings from her sketchbook and vignettes never previously published. Her enchanting three-story dollhouse is featured in detail as are her handmade dolls and marionettes as well as the candlelit tree that is the centerpiece of Tasha Tudor's old-fashioned New England Christmas. Born in 1914 into Boston society (she sat on Oliver Wendell Holmes's knee as a child; Mark Twain and Albert Einstein were also her parents' friends), Tudor felt from an earlyage that she had lived before, in the 1830s. She says, "Everything comes so easily to me from that period, of that time: threading a loom, growing flax, spinning, milking a cow." Dressed in antique clothing, spinning and weaving her own linen, cooking on a woodstove with nineteenth

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