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Hilary Knight

An Artist's Journey, 1st Ed.

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Hilary Knight collection. First Edition. Oversized square quarto and profuse illustrations in full color. ISBN: 0002150832. A chronicle of Cowles' own insight and success as a practicing artist, and an often hilarious, frequently tender series of memoirs of the many artists and their work who shaped her imagination, both as a painter and a collector. Tight binding.

Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.

Product Information

Collins, London
Made of:
cloth-bound hardcover with dust jacket
Fleur Cowles
Page count:
10.5"L x 0.5"D x 10.75"H
light edge wear; small 1" tear in front dust jacket; some wrinkling in upper-right corner of front cover; dust jacket price clipped