More About this Item

Description: Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 19 3/8 x 27 5/8 in./49.2 x 70.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) "Sarah Bernhardt is portrayed as Mélissande in Edmond Rostand's drama La Princesse Lointaine ... The main character decorates her tiara (designed by Mucha) with lilies in the third act. Sarah often wore this costume in photographs and paintings. With its decorative quality and symbolism of white decorative flowers, it was suitable for the evocation of a mysterious princess and, moreover, made Sarah's face more delicate. The poster was originally produced for the banquet organized for Sarah by her friends and admirers in the Grand Hotel in Paris on December 9, 1896 ... Its success can be gauged by the fact that it was published without text for collectors in Edition d'Art and as a postcard for the department store La Belle Jardinière” (Mucha/Art Nouveau, p. 147). This is a two-color proof with text.
Dimensions: 19 3/8 x 27 5/8 in./49.2 x 70.2 cm
Artist or Maker: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)
Medium: Poster
Date: 1896
Condition Report: A-/ Slight stains in lower left corner. Framed.
Request more information


Accepted forms of payment: American Express, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer
Shipping: Buyer Pays Shipping Cost
Buyer's Premium
From: To: Increment:
$0 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,000
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $499,999 $10,000
$500,000 $999,999 $50,000
$1,000,000 $16,777,214 $1,000,000
$16,777,215+ $5,000,000
Shipping: Buyer Pays Shipping Cost
Taxes: Local Taxes Apply
Buyer's Premium: 25% (20% buyer's premium + 5% Invaluable bidding fee)
Contract: Your bid is a contract.
Place a bid only if you're serious about buying the item. If you are the successful and winning bidder, you have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the property bid on from the seller. You should contact the seller to resolve any questions before bidding.
View full terms and conditions