Dec 19, 2007 - Sale 2133

Sale 2133 - Lot 111

Price Realized: $ 5,760
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) DAWN. 1899.
23 1/2x30 1/2 inches.
Condition B+: expertly replaced margins.
One of two panels, the other being Dusk, "among the few horizontal formats produced by Mucha" (Rennert/Weill p. 258). Here, awaking in an Art Nouveau dreamscape field surrounded by boughs and trees, a bright-eyed maiden is "removing her coverlet from her nude torso as she looks towards the rising sun" (ibid). Rennert/Weill 70.