To Paint Her Life

ISBN-10: 0060171057
ISBN-13: 9780060171056
Authors: Mary L. Felstiner
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"A courageous Jewish artist who left behind a monumental archive of paintings comes alive in this extraordinary biography. Charlotte Salomon, born in Germany in 1917, exiled to France in 1939, spent the next two intense, suspenseful years creating a lifetime's work - more than seven hundred watercolors overlaid by written texts and tunes that captured the dramatic events of her own life. This luminous work stands alone in the history of art and of autobiography. It is the most innovative record we have from the midst of the Holocaust, a visual path through those dark times." "Salomon's work survives intact in Amsterdam, but until now no one has unfolded the real life behind the painted one.…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 304 Dimensions: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 1.386 lbs. Language: English