Christian Berard

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Boris Kochno. Introduction by John Russell. Contributions by Jean Clair & Edmonde Charles-Roux.

New York. Panache Press. 1988. First American edition. First published in French in 1987. Red cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 255 pages. With 455 illustrations, 202 in colour. 325 x 250mm (12¾ x 9¾"). 2.1kg. 0394570138. English. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear, a couple of very short tears to spine ends.

The definitive book on the life and work of Christian "Bébé" Berard. Kochno was a friend of the artist and writes an affectionate memoir. Berard's paintings, work for the theatre, fashion illustrations, interior decorating, and book illustrations are all discussed and generously illustrated.