NABOKV-L post 0004643, Thu, 23 Dec 1999 14:39:04 -0800

Tamara de Lempicka
She was a Polish-born painter who emigrated to Paris, thence to the U.S.,
and eventually died in Mexico. In her later years as a painter, she used a

Michael Suh

Phil Iannarelli adds:
de Limpika was a Polish painter who did these fantastic women with Art Deco
sculptured hairdo's and almost cubist shapes. Very hard edged portraits.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Barton Johnson []
> Sent: Thursday, December 23, 1999 2:31 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Nabokov and Balthus (fwd)
> "He pointed to the Balthus frontal nude of a teenage
> girl and said with unabashed delight that he would pick that one."
> More Nabokovian mischief, one presumes. Balthus belongs right up there in
> that pantheon that includes Tamara de Lempicka.
> Wayne Daniels
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> EDITOR's NOTE. But who is Tamara de Lempicka?