Alphonse Maria Mucha

ALPHONSE MARIA MUCHA
Czech, 1860-1939

Study for the Bosnia-Herzegovina Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900

Signed Mucha; also stamped z umeleche pozustalosti/ALFONSE MUCHY and numbered 2603 on the reverse
Pencil, crayon and grey wash on paper
Sight: 13 x 18½  inches (33 x 47 cm)
Sheet size: 17¼ x 23¾ inches (43.7 x 59.7 cm)
Framed: 22 x 27 inches (56 x 68.5 cm)

The Musée d’Orsay has several other crayon studies for Mucha’s Bosnia-Herzegovina Pavilion in its collection, in addition to fragments of the original friezes from the Pavillion.  The Mucha Foundation has kindly confirmed the authenticity of the present drawing.

Provenance
Grosvenor Gallery, London
George C. Dillon, North Chatham, Massachusetts

ALPHONSE MUCHA - Bosnia & Herzegovina Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900

ALPHONSE MUCHA - Bosnia & Herzegovina Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900