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.
|Publisher:||Punto de Lectura|
|Edition description:||Spanish-language Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Date of Birth:April 2, 1971
Place of Birth:Louisville, Kentucky
Education:B.A., Williams College, 1993; M.F.A., Columbia University, 1999