This beautiful book spans the entire career of Jean Schlumberger, one of the 20th century's most influential jewelry designers, from his early work for Elsa Schiaparelli to his famous creations for Tiffany & Co. His clients included Elizabeth Taylor, Greta Garbo, and Jacqueline Onassis. His jewelry is still sold by Tiffany today, and is among their most popular merchandise.
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Chantal Bizot is an honorary curator at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, where Evelyne Posseme is also the curator of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Marie-Noel de Gary is a former curator at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, and is now a curator at the Musee Nissim de Camondo, also in Paris. Helene David-Weill is currently president of the Union Centrale des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.From Publishers Weekly :
Worn by Greta Garbo, Liz Taylor and Jackie Onassis, Jean Schlumberger's jewels have been called the 20th century's most glamorous. Enamel insect hatpins; a sapphire flower in a real terra-cotta flowerpot; a crucifix in diamonds, amethysts and rubies all are beautifully photographed for The Jewels of Jean Schlumberger, the catalogue for an exhibition at the Mus‚e des Arts D‚coratifs in Paris. Museum curators Marie-No‰l de Gary, Chantal Bizot, Evelyne Poss‚m‚ and H‚lŠne David-Weill, president of the Union Central des Arts D‚coratifs in Paris, give full explications of the 150 illustrations (90 color). The book's release coincides with a touring exhibition sponsored by Tiffany & Co., where the artist worked from 1956 until his retirement in the late 1970s.
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Description du livre Harry N. Abrams, 2001. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110810941813