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Play Bill "Mucha" - 1898 dated Americana - Alfons Maria Mucha

Inv# AM1970
Play Bill "Mucha" - 1898 dated Americana - Alfons Maria Mucha
Country: France
Years: December 31, 1898
Color: Blue and Black

No. 1 Playbill for Cocorico by Mucha. Alfons Maria Mucha (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known internationally as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist. Living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period, he was widely known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical posters, particularly those of Sarah Bernhardt. He produced illustrations, advertisements, decorative panels, as well as designs, which became among the best-known images of the period.

In the second part of his career, at the age of 57, he returned to his homeland and devoted himself to a series of twenty monumental symbolist canvases known as The Slav Epic, depicting the history of all the Slavic peoples of the world, which he painted between 1912 and 1926. In 1928, on the 10th anniversary of the independence of Czechoslovakia, he presented the series to the Czech nation. He considered it his most important work. Read more at

Condition: Excellent
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