Title Information

Records for not-yet-published titles do not include subject classifications. To initiate an order, see the instructions at the bottom of the page.

FROM CHANEL TO REVES: LA PAUSA AND ITS COLLECTIONS AT THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART. Olivier Meslay and Martha MacLeod. Dallas Museum of Art, 2015. 68 pp. with 77 ills. (51 col.). 22 x 18 cm. ISBN 9781907804724 In English.
Publisher's description: Wendy and Emery Reves purchased the Villa La Pausa in 1953 from the fashion icon Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, and retained the majority of furnishings, souvenirs, and books owned by the acclaimed fashion designer. The Mediterranean villa was originally built in 1927 by architect Robert Streitz under the direction of Chanel. Throughout her time at La Pausa, she decorated and remodelled the home with austere style, including 16th- and 17th-century furniture from the Duke of Westminster's collection. Along with the furnishings, new owners Wendy and Emery Reves acquired Chanel's personal library, which included numerous novels by contemporary writers of the time and some first editions by her friends, among them Jean Cocteau. The Reves continued to fill their home with their private art collection of impressionist, post-impressionist, and modern works (including Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Honore Daumier, Auguste Rodin). In 1983 the whole collection was donated to Dallas Museum of Art.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 69,75,68
Worldwide Number: 082348
Paperbound Out of Stock Indefinitely. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

Select titles for ordering by clicking in the boxes to the left of the title entries and then click on the "Add to Cart" button below. You will then be able to specify quantities and continue with your order.

NOTE: The shopping cart will expire after 2 hours of inactivity.