Lot Nr: 45 - La dame aux camelias, 1896
Alfons Maria Mucha, (1860 - 1939)

Estimate: 10000 - 12000,- Euro
Opening price: 5000,- Euro
Color lithography;
Signed in the plate;
Sheet size: 36 x 16 in inch Golden round profile frame;

The present exhibit is one of the posters he produced for Sarah Bernhardt's tour of the USA. Prints of the original can be found in many museums around the world. The work fetched up to 70,000 euros at past auctions. The poster is a prototypical Art Nouveau work that combines the characteristic representational methods of the era. Weak colours. The sheet has been trimmed at the top and bottom. Does not disturb the overall impression.

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