The Jewels of Jean Schlumberger

Chantal Bizot, Author, Evelyne Posseme, Joint Author, Marie-Noel de Gary, Joint Author
Chantal Bizot, Author, Evelyne Posseme, Joint Author, Marie-Noel de Gary, Joint Author ABRAMS $39.95 (158p) ISBN 978-0-8109-4181-6
Reviewed on: 05/01/2001
Release date: 05/01/2001
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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 l ne 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. ( May)
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