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  • Cristobal Balenciaga, Philippe Venet, Hubert de Givenchy: Grand Traditions in French Couture

    By Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782080301673
    • Publisher: Flammarion
    • Published: October 2010
    Exquisite dresses from three masters of the grand tradition of French fahsion. Balenciaga's trademasrks were his astounding creativity, exceptional command of tailoring, and timeless elegance. Venet distinguishes himself with his use of colors and innovative and imaginative tailoring. The Givenchy style was an alliance between pure, classic lines and high quality fabrics, often incorporating floral motifs. All three designers drew inspiration from the exceptional details prevalent in the grand tradition of French decorative arts. Illus., 150 in color. In slipcase. 144p.
  • French Country House

    By Christiane De Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865651944
    • Publisher: Vendome press
    • Published: September 2008
    Celebrates the French l'art de vivre --"art of good living"--that can be experienced within intimate, private countryside dwellings, showcasing 220 photographs of the detailed interiors and exteriors of old French country manor houses, small ch√Ęteaux, and farms. Reprint.
  • French Interiors: The Art of Elegance

    By Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $24.98
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782080203342
    • Publisher: Flammarion
    • Published: September 2017
  • The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

    By Christiane De Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780500282717
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: April 2001
    Atmoshperic color photographs depict the cycle of seasons in the life of these selected chateaux and the private lives of their inhabitants. 326 color illus. 240p.
  • The French Country House

    By Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780865652347
    • Publisher: The Vendome Press
    • Published: September 2003
    A celebration of l'art de vivre - the art of good living - in the intimacy of private dwellings deep in the country: old manor houses, a one-time commanderie, minor chateaux, even a former chartreuse. These palaces of retreat, because of their great age, long habitation, and accumulated memories, hold the profound affection of their owners, and in return, provide no end of delight. Illus., 220 fill color photographs. 192p.
  • The Yves Saint Laurent-Pierre Berge Collection: The Sale of the Century

    By Christiane De Nicolay-Mazery

    Our Price: $95.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782080301307
    • Publisher: Flammarion
    • Published: November 2009
    An authoritative book published in collaboration with Christie's, featuring photographs of the Berge/Saint Laurent collection in situ, complete with estimated value information & final auction prices. In February 2009, some 733 pieces from Pierre Berge's and Yves Saint Laurent's art collection was auctioned off in a record-breaking sale of the century: modern paintings, baroque bronzes, antique silverware, statues, cameos & minerals. This new book features 100 of the most important pieces from the collection w/detailed commentary by Christie's experts. Illus., 300 color/b&w's.

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