The first and only book to showcase twentieth-century French jewellery, this sumptuous book focuses on pieces acquired by Americans, including Jackie O, Grace Kelly and the Vanderbilts. Featuring work by artisans such as Cartier and artists such as Picasso and Man Ray, it will appeal equally to people interested in twentieth century art as well as those with a love of jewellery. The book includes over 80 colour photographs of jewellery, photographs of notable people buying pieces at French houses, and famous designers.
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(274mm x 274mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Running Press
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Author Biography - Judith Price
Judith Price is the president of the National Jewelry Institute, a highly-regarded non-profit organization established to create and support exhibitions of the most important jewelry of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The institute, located on Fifth Avenue, New York, also endorses the education of those studying the jewelry trade in order to perpetuate and maintain the integrity of artistic tradition. Ms Price is the founder of Avenue magazine, and the author of Masterpieces of American Jewelry. She lives in New York City.