Alfons Mucha (1860 - 1939)

Lot 164: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939). L''ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE. Magazine cover. December 1899. 17x12 inches, 45x31 cm. Rougeron Vignerot Demoulin &

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January 26, 2017
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Description: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) L''ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE. Magazine cover. December 1899.
17 3/4x12 1/4 inches, 45x31 cm. Rougeron Vignerot Demoulin & C., [Paris.]
Condition A-: tear in upper left margin into image. Matted and framed. Unexamined out of frame.
"A monthly publication which appeared only from July 1899 to June 1900, in 12 issues. This ephemeral magazine presented luxurious reproductions of very high quality photographic work of contemporary artists. It benefited from the most varied and modern techniques of engraving (photocollography, gravure, similigravure . . .)" (http://richet.christian.free.fr/artfoto/artfoto.html). Mucha''s design was used for the covers of all 12 issues. Mucha Grand Palais 133, Mucha / Bridges R15.
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