Nathalie Gontcharova. Collection Art Moderne. 1972. French Language. Fine. HC. Russian Avant Garde

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Chamot, Mary. Paris: La Bibliotheque Des Artes, 1972. 
French Language, Fine HC, quarto 10" x 13 1/2," 160 pp. 
ISBN: 2850470244

Forest green cloth over boards, gilt titling stamped to front cover and spine, no visible shelf wear, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Stiff white glossy pictorial dustjacket featuring the painting, "La Peche" (the Fishers) to the cover, black titling to cover and spine, not price clipped, clean, intact, and protected by a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Near fine stiff card slipcase with mild toning to edges. 160 pp. replete with black-and-white reproductions of the artist's sketches, drawings, studies, and paintings alongside stunning full color offset images of the paintings tipped-in. FRENCH LANGUAGE. Includes introductory essays, sections divided into religious subjects, exhibitions that made a sensation, works for the theater, and illustrations, engravings, and decorative art. Also includes texts by the artist, and by Russian-born art historian Mary Chamot (1899-1993) the first woman curator at the Tate Gallery. Nathalie Gontcharova (Natalia Goncharova) (1881-1962) was a Russian artist of the avant-garde, working also as a writer, painter, costume and set designer associated at various times with with Cubism, Modern art, Rayonism, Primitivism, Russian Futurism, and Der Blaue Reiter. This volume acts as both an illustrated timeline of one of the most important groundbreaking women artists of the avant-garde, and as a celebration of her innovation, and radical artistic independence.