Illustrated letters: artists and writers correspond

Harry N. Abrams, 1 nov. 1999 - 239 pages
Throughout the 19th & early 20th centuries, artists & writers often created colorful illustrated letters. Drawing on years of research, this unique book examines this lost art form-& reproduces striking letters by 60 notable correspondents, including 36 missives that have never before been published.

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This plentifully illustrated volume contains beautiful drawings accompanying letters sent by (among others) van Gogh, Mir , and Picasso. Most of the drawings (as well as the letters that contain them ... Consulter l'avis complet

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to his parents
Letter from Robert
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de Ayala is a French scholar and editor who specializes in historical tests.

Gueno is the former director of cultural development for France's Bibliotheque Nationale and an editor at Plumes magazine.

Hugh Sidey covered JFK as a reporter for Time magazine. He is the veteran writer of Time magazine's popular column "The Presidency," and has reported on America's chief executives for "Life" and "Time" magazines since 1957. Over the course of more than four decades, he has become one of America's foremost observers of the Oval Office.
Letitia Baldridge was Jacqueline Kennedy's social secretary from 1960-1962 and was responsible for the lovely state dinners that characterized the administration. She is the author of 19 books, 14 of which concern manners and entertaining. A former assistant to the ambassadors of France and Italy, she was the first woman executive of Tiffany & Company. Since 1964, she has run her own business, Letitia Baldridge Enterprises.
Robert Dallek is one of the most highly regarded historians in America today, winner of the Bancroft prize and numerous other awards. He is the author of "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963" and a widely acclaimed two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson.
John Goodman, a two-time Emmy Award winner, served as Senior Writer and Senior Producer for National Geographic Explorer from 1996-2004. He is now an Executive Producer for Partisan Pictures, Inc. in NYC.

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