Known for her lively salons, bohemian lifestyle, and her work as both artist and patron, Alice Pike Barney used her wealth and privilege to transform her adopted home of Washington, D.C., into a cultural capital. Distributed for the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art.Known for her lively salons, bohemian lifestyle, and her work as both artist and patron, Alice Pike Barney used her wealth and privilege to transform her adopted home of Washington, D.C., into a cultural capital. Distributed for the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1560983442. This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. Dustjacket does have some shelfwear. Inside pages are clean.; 1.11 x 9.82 x 7.85 Inches; 356 pages.
Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, white spine with pink and black text; HB, maroon cloth spine with gilt lettering; SIGNED BY AUTHOR; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 333 pp. photos and portraits; --[INSERTS: Pamphlet, Preserving Alice Pike Barney Studio House; Smithsonian letterhead memorandum; associate flyer]; else very good; ---ARTS--BIOGRAPHY. Rockville.
VG/VG, ex-library, with just small label on spine of dj, pencil notation behind title page. No text markings, a beautifully kept book. Red cloth, color illustrated dust jacket, mylar cover. 333 pp. 25 color, 124 bw plates. An entertaining and captivating look at this pioneering woman artist. Examines her background, family, philosophy, artwork and philanthropic activities. Amply illustrated with archival photographs and color plates of her most important paintings. This book is the most thorough examination of her life yet.
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