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Portrait d’une Jeune Femme (Portrait of a Young Woman), 1890 - Albert Lynch, Peruvian painter (1851-1912)

October 19th | 18 notes | Reblog |
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I want this book now!

Barnard and Columbia professor Caroline Weber’s PROUST’S DUCHESS: In Search of the Exquisite in Belle Epoque Paris, a follow-up to her New York Times Notable Book, Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution, telling the story of the relationships the young novelist-in-the-making forged with the three women who ruled the social life of 1890’s Paris, whose identities he both appropriated and effaced for his Duchesse de Guermantes, to Shelley Wanger at Knopf, by Rob McQuilkin at Lippincott Massie McQuilkin (NA).

- From this week’s Publisher’s Lunch

December 15th | 1 note | Reblog |