January 26, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 210: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939). [FRIENDSHIP.] 1904. 18x12 inches, 46x30 cm.(79 views)
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ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) [FRIENDSHIP.] 1904.
18 1/4x12 inches, 46 3/8x30 1/2 cm.
Condition A-: creases in margins and image. Faded. Matted and framed. Unexamined out of frame.
Mucha''s Friendship allegory was so popular that shortly after the image appeared in the newspaper, it was issued separately as a fine art lithograph. rare. We have found only one other copy at auction. Lendl p. 257, Rennert / Weill 89, Mucha / Henderson 170, Mucha / Bridges R28, Spirit of Art Nouveau 60 (var), Grand Palais L. 69 (var).