Magnet Alphonse Mucha - Lorenzaccio, 1896

Magnet Alphonse Mucha - Lorenzaccio, 1896

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This magnet was published on the occasion of the exhibition "Sarah Bernhardt And the woman created the star" at the Petit Palais Musée des Beaux Arts of the City of Paris from 14 April 2023 to 27 August 2023.

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939)
Lorenzaccio, 1896
Mucha Trust Collection
© Photo Mucha trust, 2023
© Mucha trust, 2023


Dimensions :
4,1 x 11,7 cm
Original work kept at :
Mucha Foundation
Art movement :
Art Nouveau
Maintenance :
Store in a dry place
Artist :
Alfons Mucha (1860 - 1939)
Material :
Metal alloys
Reference :

The artist

Alfons Mucha (1860 - 1939)

Emblematic figure of Art Nouveau, Alfons Mucha is a Czechoslovakian artist who was a poster artist, an illustrator, a graphic designer, a painter and an history teacher. Mucha's works are characterized by the use of shimmering colors, female figures are omnipresent and evolve in harmony with a flowery and refined nature. The white skins of his models recall the pallor of Slavic women, the artist thus affirming his Czech identity marked by Byzantine and Orthodox influences. It is with his posters, especially for stars of the time that Mucha had his first successes. His illustrations are literally ripped off in the street, as when he made the posters of the very popular Sarah Bernhardt. Ornamental and refined, Mucha's Art Nouveau has never ceased to fascinate since his death in 1939.