Lot 177: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939). LA SAMARITAINE. Book. 1897. 9x7 inches, 24x19 cm. Imprimeries Reunies, Paris.
January 26, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) LA SAMARITAINE. Book. 1897.
9 1/2x7 1/2 inches, 24x19 cm. Imprimeries Reunies, Paris.
Condition A: reboound with original front wrapper, spine lable and publisher''s imprint on rear cover affixed to contemporary cloth. Inscribed by Rostand in ink.
The printed script for Rostand''s play featuring Mucha''s art work on the front. The image is basically the same as he designed for the poster for the play with the exception that the play''s title appears in the halo behind the character''s head instead of Sarah Bernhardt''s name.
with an original program for the production from the Theatre de La Renaissance.