Model Draped in a Shawl posed against Mucha posters
Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939)
Sheet: 12 x 9.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photograph, gelatin silver print
Not On View
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.
Verso: stamp of Mucha (not in Lugt)
Family of the Artist; H. Lunn; G. Edwards, 1997;Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro; from whom received as gift December 31, 1998.
Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro