Mar 09, 2023 - Sale 2629

Sale 2629 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000

ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)


79x27 1/2 inches, 200 1/2x70 cm. F. Champenois, Paris.
Condition B / B+: margins trimmed to border; small repaired tears and minor flaking at edges; creases and abrasions in margins and image; slight darkening and staining in lower text; offsetting in background of image; hand-signed by Mucha in pencil in lower left text; two-sheets, mounted on thin linen.

A rare, two-color proof, hand-signed by Mucha. Printed only with gold metallic ink and reddish-brown, a color which did not end up on the final version of the poster. Absent are the green details. Rennert / Weill 20, DFP-II 626, Maitres 144 (all var).