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Alphonse Mucha


Who is Alphonse Mucha?

Alphonse Mucha: Alfons Maria Mucha, often known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs.

  • also known as Alphonse Maria Mucha, Alphonse Marie Mucha
  • born on (155 years ago) in Ivančice, child of Andreas Mucha and Amalie Mala
  • ethnicity: Czechs
  • nationality: Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic
  • education:
  • profession: Artist, painter, visual artist
  • Marriage with Maruška Chytilová since
  • parent of
  • died on (76 years ago) in Prague
  • buried in Vyšehrad cemetery
  • written works: "Full-color art nouveau borders", "Historical paintings of the Slavic nations", "Arufonsu Myusha ten", "Mucha's Figures décoratives", "Compositions figurales", "Izlozhba Alfons Mukha, 1860-1939", "Plakáty =", "Ilsée", "Drawings of Mucha", "Das slawische Epos", "Art Nouveau Figurative Designs", "Figures décoratives", "Mucha's Floral borders", "L'art décoratif", "Posters of Mucha", "Graphic work of Alphonse Mucha"


"Alphonse Mucha" is a book by Jiří Mucha.

  • also known as "Alphonse Mucha: his life and art"; "Alphonse Mucha, the master of art nouveau"

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Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

Among the key Art Nouveau poster designers were Jules Cheret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Theophile-Alexendre Steinlen, Aubrey Beardsley, and Alphonse Mucha. Cheret is credited as the creator of the modern art poster and designed ...

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts (2012)

by Claude Summers

Many artists, including Czech Art Nouveau master Alphonse Mucha, created advertising posters for bicycles. Perhaps the most famous uses of bicycles in art are French artist Marcel Duchamp's 1913 “readymade” sculpture Bicycle Wheel, ...

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