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Alphonse Mucha (Czech, 1860-1939), "Lorenzaccio" (smaller format), ca. 1898, lithograph in colors

Alphonse Mucha (Czech, 1860-1939), "Lorenzaccio" (smaller format), ca. 1898, lithograph in colors

Item Description:

"Lorenzaccio" (smaller format), 1896, lithograph in colors, printed by F. Champenois, Paris, framed and glazed

Note: See J.Rennert & A.Weill, 'Alphonse Mucha Toutes les Affiches et Panneaux', 1984, Paris, no.20 var.2


Not examined out of the frame. There is a light abrasion upper right approx. 1 inch. There is a French stamp affixed upper right. A minor abrasion upper right and minor abrasions to middle ground near head and throughout right side. There is pitting, lower right and lower left. There is a very soft crease lower portion approx. 3 1/2 inches. Please contact for specific condition questions. Lofty does not guarantee the condition or authenticity of frames.


Poster Auctions International, New York, Poster Pride Sale XXXIV, 5 May 2002, lot 484, unsold

Private collection


Height 38.375 in. x Width 14 in. (sight)

Height 45.75 in. x Width 21.25 in. x Depth 1.5 in. (frame)

About The Artist:

The character of Lorenzaccio, in the play by Alfred de Musset, is based on Lorenzo the Magnificent (1449-1492), the most powerful of the Medicis, who ruled the city-state of Florence. In the play, Lorenzaccio struggles desperately to save Florence, which had grown rich during his reign, from the grip of a power-hungry conqueror. Mucha represents this tyranny by a dragon menacing the city coat of arms and portrays Lorenzaccio pondering the course of his action. Sarah Bernhardt adapted the play, first written in 1863, and the new version, for which this poster was produced, opened December 3, 1896. Never afraid to tackle a male role, Bernhardt made Lorenzaccio into one of the classic roles of her repertoire.


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Alphonse Mucha (Czech, 1860-1939), "Lorenzaccio" (smaller format), ca. 1898, lithograph in colors

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