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A Life of Picasso: Volume II 1907-1917 The Painter of Modern Life by  John Richardson - First Edition - 1996 - from Good Books In The Woods and Biblio.co.uk

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A Life of Picasso: Volume II 1907-1917 The Painter of Modern Life

by Richardson, John

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


New York: Random House. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394559185 . Black and white illustrations." Richardson reveals that the young Picasso saw himself in the Baudelairean role of 'the painter of modern life'--a role that stipulated the brothel as the noblest subject for a modern artist." Ships same or next business day. Dust jacket has very minimal shelf and edge wear. Heavy book, requires extra shipping. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 500 pages .

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.




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