# RHEIMS, BETTINA. The Book of Olga - Bettina Rheims - Numbered and SIGNED . Köln: Taschen , 2008. 1st Edition Numbered. 292 x 437 x 65 Mm. Hard Cover Cloth in a Box . As New ISBN: 9783836507608. The Book of Olga Bettina Rheims - hardcover silk cloth in a clamshell box. Limited collectors item of 1,000 numbered copies this is number 0973, signed by Bettina Rheims. heavy to ship. 5.57 kg, 154 pages - Contribution by Catherine Millet. "Olga Rodionova is a well-known beauty and key player in Moscow’s fashionable jet set. When her husband Sergey, a powerful Russian oligarch, wanted nude portraits made of his wife, he approached Bettina Rheims. About the photographer:"Bettina Rheims is a French fine art and fashion photographer. She first won acclaim with a dramatic series of portraits of striptease artists and acrobats, gaining a solo exhibition at the Centre Pompidou aged just 29. Subsequent series include Chambre Close (1990–1992); I.N.R.I. (1998), picturing scenes from the life of Christ; The Book of Olga (2008 for TASCHEN); and Gender Studies (2014). She has worked on advertising campaigns for major brands including Chanel and Lancôme, and taken portraits of such famous individuals as Charlotte Rampling, Marianne Faithfull, Claudia Schiffer, Catherine Deneuve, and Jacques Chirac." Rheims won the Grand Prix de la Photographie de la Ville de Paris in 2002.