BOOKS: (5) Michelet 1847 Histoire De La Revolution, J. Michelet. Histoire De La Revolution Francaise. (9) volumes in (5) books.Illustrations by Vierge. Hardcover. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. A. Le Vasseur. Paris. n.d. but c. 1847. Second Edition. Red leather spine with marbled covers. Black and white plates throughout.
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