Lot 169: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939). WIENER CHIC. Magazine cover. 1899. 15x11 inches, 38x29 cm. B. Finkelstein & Bruder, Vienna.
January 26, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) WIENER CHIC. Magazine cover. 1899.
15 1/4x11 5/8 inches, 38 3/4x29 1/2 cm. B. Finkelstein & Bruder, Vienna.
Condition A-: stain in left margin; tipped to mat at corners. Paper. Matted and framed.
A blue, monochromatic print of two women holding on to their tresses, dresses and flowers in the face of a soft wind, set against a classic mosaic background. This design was also used on the cover of Le Chic magazine. Grand Palais L. 45 (var), Mucha / Bridges R17 (var), Mucha / Henderson p. 125.