Feb 13, 2020 - Sale 2529

Sale 2529 - Lot 55

Price Realized: $ 11,700
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) JOB. 1896.
26 1/4x18 1/2 inches, 66 3/4x47 cm. F. Champenois, Paris.
Condition A-: minor skinning in corners; mat-staining and minor creases in margins; small tear at top edge. Paper.
"This poster became highly popular, and numerous editions were printed for sale . . . it was printed with two different background colors: purple and lavender" (Rennert / Weill p. 82). This is the lavender background version. Rennert / Weill 15, Maitres pl. 202, Lendl p. 118, Wember 609, The Poster 58, Brno 10, Mucha Grand Palais 28, Darmstadt / Mucha 50, Mucha / Henderson 47, Mucha / Bridges A6, Reade 12, Triumph des Jugendstils 23, Art Nouveau p. 112, Spirit of Art Nouveau 20, DFP-II 635, Abdy p. 137 (all var.).