El beso

El beso

by Elizabeth Hickey
     
 

Vienna in 1886 was a city of elegant cafés, grand opera houses, and a thriving and adventurous artistic community. It is here where the twelve-year-old Emilie meets the controversial libertine and painter Klimt. Hired by her bourgeois father for basic drawing lessons, he introduces Emilie to a subculture of dissolute artists, wanton models, and decadent

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Vienna in 1886 was a city of elegant cafés, grand opera houses, and a thriving and adventurous artistic community. It is here where the twelve-year-old Emilie meets the controversial libertine and painter Klimt. Hired by her bourgeois father for basic drawing lessons, he introduces Emilie to a subculture of dissolute artists, wanton models, and decadent patrons; following Emilie as she blossoms from a naïve young girl to one of Europe's most exclusive couturiers and Klimt's most beloved model and mistress – the woman who posed for Klimt's masterpiece The Kiss and whose name he uttered with his dying breath.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788466369121
Publisher:
Punto de Lectura
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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