Model Draped in a Shawl posed against Mucha posters

after 1896
Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 9.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.645

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Model is in front of two Sarah Bernhardt posters, one of 1894 or 1895 (in extreme background) and one from 1896. The book Alphonse Mucha: The Spirit of Art Nouveau page 143 has a photographic self-portrait of Mucha sitting in this same spot.

Inscription

Verso: stamp of Mucha (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Family of the Artist; H. Lunn; G. Edwards, 1997;Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro; from whom received as gift December 31, 1998.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro