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Monday, September 12, 2011

Mucha, Alphonse


Dance
1898
Decorative panel
14 7/8 x 23 5/8 in. (38 x 60 cm)

Mucha, Alphonse (1860-1939)
Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style.
At the time of his death, Mucha's style was considered outdated. His son devoted much of his life to writing about him and bringing attention to his art.