Alphonse Mucha (Ivancice 24-07-1860 - Prague 14-07-1939)
These four seasons were edited and printed by Champenois in Paris. Here they are made in stone lithography on silk. The silk makes these artworks as fresh in color as if they were printed yesterday.
Auction in Paris 2022
Thiébaut, Philippe (2018). Mucha et l'Art Nouveau (in French). Paris: Éditions du Chêne. ISBN 978-2-81231-806-1.
Tierchant, Hélène (2009). Sarah Bernhardt- Madame Quand même (in French). Paris: SW Télémaque. ISBN 978-2-7533-0092-7.
Sato, Tomoko (2015). Alphonse Mucha - the Artist as Visionary. Cologne: Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-5009-3.
Wilfried Rogasch (Ed.): "Alfons Mucha. The Great Masters of Art", Hirmer publishers, Munich 2020, ISBN 978-3-7774-3488-9.
Mucha 24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known internationally as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist, living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period, best known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical posters, particularly those of Sarah Bernhardt. He produced illustrations, advertisements, decorative panels, as well as designs, which became among the best-known images of the period.