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Alphonse Mucha

I would rather be a worker-artist than make art for art.

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Alfons (Alphonse) Mucha is born in 1860 in Ivancice, Moravia (now Czech Republic). Mucha comes from a large family of the small bourgeoisie. The child draws a lot and very early, has for habit to caricature his comrades. After high school he becomes a violinist at the cathedral in Brno. Calligrapher as good as draftsman, he is appointed clerk in the court where his father was a bailiff.He returns . . .

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to read about the artist :
  • Alphonse Mucha: Posters and Photographs, coll., Ed. Flammarion, 1977
  • Mucha , Dossier dOrsay 1, Editions des Muses nationaux, Paris, 1980
  • A. Mucha : His life and art , Jiri Mucha, Academy Editions, Londres, 1989
  • Mucha - Collection I. Lendl , J. Rennert, cat., Ed. Syros-Alternatives, 1989
  • Mucha , R. Ulmer, Cologne, Ed. Taschen, 1994
  • Le Palais de la mlancolie , P. Runfola, Ed. Christian Bourgois, 1994
  • Alphonse Mucha , S. Mucha, Ed. Muse Mucha et Grnd, Paris, 2000
  • Mucha le triomphe du modern style , A. Ellridge, Ed. Terrail, Paris, 2001
  • A. Mucha. Affiches , S. Mucha et J. Quoniam, Ed. Grnd, Paris, 2005
  • L'Art Nouveau, la Rvolution dcorative , coll., cat., Ed. Pinacothque de Paris, 2013
To read from the artist :
  • Alfons Mucha , R. Ulmer, Collections Albums, Ed. Taschen, 1996
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