Memoirs of Madame Vigee Lebrun.
Translated by Lionel Strachey. Intro by John Russell. One of the finest painters of 18th century France, Lebrun married a well known art dealer. One of only four women admitted to the French Academy. She knew everybody, from Byron to Catharine the Great. Her lively language guides the reader through Revolutionary Europe. Illustrated. Very good condition. Slight sun fading to spine of jacket, now protected in mylar. Originally published in 1903. George Braziller Inc. NY. 1989. Hb, Dj. USED. $30.00.