BOOKS: Hill 1902 Stradivari Life and Work, W. Henry, Arthur and Alfred Hill. Antonio Stradivari His Life and Work (1644-1737). William E. Hill & Sons, London. 1902. Hardcover. 8 x 10 inches. 303 pages with black and white illustrations throughout and color plates with tissue overlays. Leather spine and corrners, top page edges gilded.
Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark
Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925