Lot 473: The Seasons / Spring. 1896
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 21 x 40 in./53.2 x 101.5 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) This is the larger format, Spring panel from the following series. "Spring is a blonde sylph who seems to be fashioning a makeshift lyre out of a bent green branch and her own hair, with some birds as the interested spectators." (Rennert/Weill, p. 90)
Condition Report: B/ Restored tears in margins; 13" tear at bottom edge; 6" tear at top edge.
Dimensions: 21 x 40 in./53.2 x 101.5 cm
Artist or Maker: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)