BOOKS: Ballot 1930 Decor Interieur au XVIII Siecle, Marie-Juliette Ballot. Le Decor Interieur au XVIII Siecle a Paris et Dans la Region Parisienne. G. Van Oest, Paris. 1930. Paperback in original cover, with brown-paper wrapper. 10 x 13 inches. 116 text pages followed by 72 black and white plates. Pages unopened (uncut).
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