Lot 484: Sarah Bernhardt / American Tour. 1896
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 28 1/2 x 77 1/2 in./72.4 x 196.8 cm The Strobridge Litho., Cincinnati & New York Sarah Bernhardt made one of her periodical tours of the United States from January through June of 1896. In the process, not only did she introduce American audiences to her luminescent acting style, but also to her personal posterist, Alphonse Mucha. She had the two-sheet "Gismonda design (see previous Lot) recreated at Strobridge and used it throughout her American tour.
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 28 1/2 x 77 1/2 in./72.4 x 196.8 cm
Artist or Maker: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)