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Profil pur de vierge. Regard profond et extatique. Chevelure abondante et décorative originalement tourmentée. Corps souple aux lignes impeccables, moulé dans étoffes soyeuses savamment drapées. Adresse: LE CERVEAU DU POÈTE DU CRAYON.

French
Publisher A. Bergeret et Cie (Nancy, France), Artist Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939)


Dimensions

Vertical: Overall: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.7861

Medium or Technique

Real photograph on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Edition Phototypie A. Bergeret et Cie, Nancy
Back: undivided. Mint.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2012, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder