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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


De Lempicka-Foxhall, Baroness Kizette
PASSION BY DESIGN: The Art and Times of Tamara de Lempicka
NY: Abbeville, 1987

First edition. Quarto. 192pp, 52 color and 40 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near fine in near fine jacket. A daughter's intriguing look at the life and times of Tamara de Lempicka, a remarkable artist, personality, and icon of the Jazz Age and Art Deco style. Much of the story of de Lempicka's amazing life is told in moving detail by her daughter, whose recollections are amplified by anecdotes from others who knew the artist. The book is illustrated by dozens of photographs from Tamara's personal album and by 50 full-color reproductions of her evocative paintings.
Inventory number #004949