For sale on 1stdibs - alphonse mucha (czechoslovakian, 1860-1939) original poster sarah bernhardt of american tour, 1896 lithograph in colors on paper published by the strobridge. Alphonse mucha was a czech artist who is famous for a classic style: art nouveau he is best known today for his the famous actress, sarah bernhardt this led to his most famous early work, a poster for her portrayal of gismonda alphonse mucha the slav epic cycle no1: the slavs in their original homeland 1912. Stephen smith explores innovative work of alphonse mucha and the emergence of art nouveau. The name alphonse mucha always seemed to me like it belonged to an african- american born in a french colony i couldn't be more mistaken: alfons maria mucha was born in the czech republic, where he began with his studies until he migrated to paris in the french city, mucha devoted himself into. Our stretched canvas are custom made on a premium fine art matte canvas 410g/m2 15 inch thick wood for a real gallery look giclee printing with pigment ink designed to meet galleries and museum longevity requirements and ensure consistency of shades 200 years old[+] gismonda alphonse mucha canvas.
On posters of actress sarah bernhardt in our january 26th auction, alphonse mucha & masters of art nouveau: the harry c meyerhoff collection lot 195: alphonse mucha, sarah bernhardt / american tour, 1896 gismonda, the poster which mucha created, was to revolutionise poster design. The poster alphonse mucha designed for sarah would not only launch his career as a world-renowned artist, but would also popularize an upcoming art movement known as art nouveau (new art) mucha's poster for gismonda mimicked the byzantine mosaic artwork style and included curvaceous. 'art is eternal, it cannot be new' - mucha alphonse (alfons) mucha was a czech graphic artist and painter, active in france mucha began producing commercial posters for soap, toothpaste and stationery however, mucha designed a poster for a theater production starring sarah bernhardt (gismonda.
Pieza: gismonda nombre: cartel gismonda autor: alfons mucha fecha de creación: diciembre de 1894, fecha de aparición 1 de enero de 1895 materiales/ técnica de fabricación: litografía a color a tamaño real (742 x 216 cm) función: cartel publicitario para anunciar la obra gismonda, un melodrama. Alphonse mucha's work not only took on some features of the japanese style, but also played with different type faces and typography one can see in his poster for 'gismonda' the tactile value, the hints of greek in the woman's clothing, the patterns, bright colours and flatness, all of which have come from.
He first became prominent as the principal advertiser of the actress sarah bernhardt in paris he designed the posters for several theatrical productions featuring bernhardt, beginning with gismonda (1894), and he designed sets and costumes for her as well mucha designed many other posters and magazine illustrations,. Arken's exhibition puts special emphasis on a particular medium – one that held a key position within mucha's production and defined the epoch: poster art mucha got his great breakthrough with a life-sized poster depicting the famous actress sarah bernhardt in the role of gismonda on new year's day 1895 the people. Alfons mucha fue un artista de origen checo nacido en moravia en 1860 y fallecido en praga en 1939 si bien sus grandes triunfos artísticos los alcanzó en parís, adonde llegó en 1887 y fue precisamente este cartel de la representación de gismonda el que le sirvió a alfons mucha para alcanzar fama y.
Just before christmas 1894, he happened to drop into a print shop and heard that sarah bernhardt—the most famous actress in paris—was starring in a new play, gismonda sarah bernhardt by félix nadar the promoters needed a poster to advertise the production, and so alphonse mucha offered to. Gismonda is a greek melodrama in four acts by victorien sardou that premiered in 1894 at the théâtre de la renaissance later it would be adapted into the opera gismonda by henry février contents [hide] 1 plot 11 act i 12 act ii 13 act iii 14 act iv 2 cast 3 references 4 external links plot act i[edit. Artist: alphonse mucha czech (1860-1939) plate: pl 27 title: gismonda description: condition a original lithograph from les maitre de l'affiches series printed by imprimerie chaix, paris, 1896 presented in 16 x 20 in acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels ready to frame shipped boxed flat via fedex. Alphonse mucha, sarah bernhardt and the art nouveau poster in france.
Alphonse mucha: advertising poster artist, art nouveau designer: noted for sarah bernhardt gismonda poster.
Alphonse mucha, poster for gismonda, 1895 esbírky, cc by-nc-sa sarah bernhardt was delighted with the design and mucha's stellar career as the parisian “king of art nouveau” began the poster was printed more than 4000 times and paris fell in love with mucha's distinctive style according to. June 1896 original lithograph printed in colors on wove paper signed on the stone lower left mucha a superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition on this paper (there was also a small edition printed on japan paper) transcribed from mucha's 1894 poster of the same title by artisans at atelier chéret and. At thirty-four, and almost half of his life, alphonse mucha (1860-1939) seemed to be kind of an unfortunate lad imagine yourself, for instance, going to vienna because you finally found a job, and, shortly after you arrive, your workplace burns down mucha made it to paris though, and one fine christmas.