Lot 479: The Arts / Painting / O. Siebert. 1898
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 14 3/8 x 22 7/8 in./36.5 x 58.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) Typically accompanied by Music, Poetry, and Dance, this is one of four panels in "The Arts series. In this painting panel, "Mucha's . . . circular halo [is] filled with secondary circles, and the goddess of Painting adds yet another set of rainbow-like bands (Rennert/Weill, p. 211). And what an inspired choice to call into play to promote O. Seibert, purveyor of lush artistic objects.
Condition Report: A-/ Slight tears at top & bottom edges. Framed.
Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 22 7/8 in./36.5 x 58.2 cm
Artist or Maker: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)