Fine in a fine DJ; Wonderful book on the story of Tony Duquette, with photos not only from the Duquette archives, but also photos by Man Ray, John Engstead, Fredrich Dapriche, Andre Ostier and George Platt Lynes. Also illutrated with sketches and designs by Duquette. Chapters include The Early Years, Breeding Ground, The Muse, Paris, Casting the Spell, Magical Environments, Spirit Houses and The Do-It-Yourself de Medici. Includes a copy of the original sketch of the Duquette-designed crown that was worn (or intended to be worn) by Elsie de Wolfe in 1944. A stunning collection of memories and designs from a memorable designer that worked in film, arts, theatre and more. ; 8vo; 368 p. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: American artist and design legend Tony Duquette (1914?1999) was known for his over-the-top style in interiors, jewelry, costumes, and set design. His clients included Elizabeth Arden, the Duchess of Windsor, and Herb Albert.
The multi-talented Duquette designed sets for MGM musicals with Arthur Freed and Vincente Minnelli, and designed Tony Award?winning costumes for the original Broadway production of ?Camelot.? Duquette was the first American to exhibit a one-man show at the Louvre in Paris.
Tony Duquette is a lavishly illustrated book with many lost and never-before published photographs from the Duquette archives, including portraits and pictures taken by Man Ray, John Engstead, Fredrich Dapriche, Andre Ostier, George Platt Lynnes, as well as original sketches, designs, and texts by Duquette himself. With commentary, interviews, stories, and contributions from Liza Minnelli, Arlene Dahl, Steven Meisel, Bruce Weber, and others.
About the Author:
Wendy Goodman is the Interior Design Editor of New York magazine, the Contributing Style Editor of Departures magazine, and a Contributing Editor at Elle Décor. She lives in New York City.
Jewelry and interior designer Hutton Wilkinson is President of Tony Duquette, Inc. Wilkinson began working for Duquette while still a teenager. He is also president of the Elsie DeWolfe Foundation.
Dominick Dunne is an author and contributing editor for Vanity Fair.
Title: Tony Duquette
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: 2007
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing (with number "1" in the printing sequence) and fine in a fine dust jacket of this lavishly illustrated book with 350 lost and never-before published photographs,drawings and sketches. A treat of a book!. Bookseller Inventory # 841
Book Description Harry N. Abrams. Book Condition: Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # EU-03-09-02-0143
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2007. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Jacket has light general wear plus a very small nick to top front corner. Texta (felt pen) dot to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 367pp Heavy book, so ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CHARGEABLE. Size: 260mm x 310mm. Bookseller Inventory # 018208
Book Description Abrams Books 2007-12-01, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 0810994135. Bookseller Inventory # 567817
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P020810994135
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Bookseller Inventory # P010810994135
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110810994135
Book Description Harry N. Abrams., NY, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in unclipped Very Good dust jacket with two closed tears to bottom edge; DJ is inmyar sleeve. Cloth, patterned end papers, 368pp, Hundreds ofcolourand b7w photos showcase the lavish designs of Duquette who designed everythingfrom jewellry to movie sets, costumes to interiors for the rich. A heavy book. (6.0 JM HOQ 101/5 Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 72244
Book Description Harry N. Abrams. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0810994135 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0482524
Book Description Harry N. Abrams. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 0810994135 Like New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # LN6.0482524