Feb 29, 2024 - Sale 2660

Sale 2660 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


AU QUARTIER LATIN. Magazine. 1898.

17x12½ inches, 43¼x31¾ cm. Paul Dupont, Paris.
Condition A-: darkening at edges of cover and inside pages; bound with string.

Mucha designed four different covers for this artistic and literary magazine, which was published periodically for the Mid-Lent season Carnival. Here, he presents a parade of students at the feet of the Queen of the Carnival. She is wearing a crown of thorns and an elaborate cloak adorned with the coat of arms of Paris. Lendl p. 140, Mucha / Bridges R11b, Lendl 89, Darmstadt 101, Mucha / Henderson p. 124, Jiri Mucha p. 61 (var).