New York: The Macaulay Company, 1929. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 300pp. 8 photo-illustrations (including frontispiece portrait of Moussia). Fuschia cloth with gilt lettering in color printed dustjacket. A fine copy in scarce very good dustjacket (wear to extremities with chips at spine ends; spine lightly faded; general wear; corners of flaps clipped). Item #11399
Born in 1858 of russian nobility, Moussia made a strong impact on the art community in Paris during her short life which ended just before her 24th birthday. Her most famous work is the portrait of Paris slum children titled 'The Meeting and In the Studio,' a portrait of her fellow artists at work. All domestic orders are fully trackable - Images available upon request.