LA SAMARITAINE

LA SAMARITAINE

Alphonse Mucha
LA SAMARITAINE
lithograph
May 1899

An original Alphonse Mucha lithograph print.

May 1899

Original lithograph printed in colors on wove paper.

Signed on the stone lower right Mucha

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition on this paper (there was also a small edition on Japan paper).  Transcribed from Mucha’s 1897 poster of the same title by artisans at Atelier Chéret and issued as plate 166 (of 256) in the series Le Maîtres de l’Affiche, bearing the blindstamp of the program (Lugt 1777c) in the sheet lower right.  Published by Jules Chéret; printed at Impremiere Chaix (Atelier Chéret), Paris. 

Catalog: Masters of the Poster pl. 166

14 11/16 x 5 3/8 inches

Sheet Size: 15 5/8 x 11 inches

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