ASSOULINE IN THE SPIRIT OF VENICE
An inside view of Venice from bon vivant, art historian, author, musician, and world traveler Alexis Gregory, evoking the great palaces of Venice, legendary friends including Peggy Guggenheim, Lily Volpi, and Arrigo Cipriani, and great Venetian figures of the past such as the mad Marchesa Casati, the Sapphic muse Princess Winnaretta de Polignac, and the spoiled Charles de Besteigui. In this illustrated book, the city's emblematic characters, places, and events come alive.
Dimensions: 25 x 33 cm, 168 pages. 150 illustrations. Hardcover with jacket.
About the author:
Alexis Gregory is the founder of the Vendome Press, a book publishing house with a special commitment to fine arts, music, architecture, and culture in general. He was co-publisher of the Journal of Art and has written for such magazines as Vanity Fair.