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Mucha, Alphonse 1860-1939

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Works: 926 works in 1,643 publications in 5 languages and 17,527 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Illustrated works  Biographies  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Posters  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Editor, Draftsman, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Lithographer, Narrator
Classifications: N6834.5.M8, 741.60924
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Alphonse Mucha--the spirit of art nouveau by Victor Arwas( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, a full-scale treatment of Mucha's entire oeuvre, includes discussions and reproductions of paintings, posters, decorative panels, pastels, drawings, photographs, jewelry, and illustrations from throughout his career ... 248 color plates, 112 black-and-white illustrations"--Dustjacket
Art nouveau designs in color by M. P Verneuil( Book )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduces Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha's "Combinaisons ornamentales," a stylebook from the year 1900 created for commercial artists and decorators, filled with illustrated frames, borders, flowers, animals, birds, fish, and interweavings and line designs
Alphonse Mucha : the complete posters and panels by Jack Rennert( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphonse Maria Mucha : his life and art by Jiri Mucha( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den tjekkiske maler, grafiker og kunsthåndværker Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939)
Lectures on art : a supplement to The graphic work of Alphonse Mucha by Alfons Mucha( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mucha : the triumph of art nouveau by Arthur Ellridge( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouveau Arthur Ellridge. 1996 Details Mucha's dazzling rise to fame following the 1900 World Fair, and how the "Mucha style" became synonymous with Art Nouveau
Alphonse Mucha : master of art nouveau by Victor Arwas( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfons Mucha by Renate Ulmer( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphonse Mucha photographs by Alphonse Marie Mucha( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection of photographs provides a fascinating glimpse of Mucha's life and art. His experiments with the camera, still a novelty at the turn of the century, range from studies of carefully posed models to intimate views of his family and friends. Mucha's camera became an auxiliary tool for his art, the photographs serving as a basis for designs which in time appeared in his work."--Jacket
Alfons Mucha by Renate Ulmer( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clio by Anatole France( Book )

7 editions published in 1900 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfons Mucha, 1860-1939 : Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, 8. Juni bis 3. August 1980 by Alfons Mucha( Book )

18 editions published in 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphonse Mucha : an American collection by Don Kurtz( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mucha (1860-1939) by Patrick Bade( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouvrage présentant l'oeuvre du peintre Alfons Mucha, une figure embématique de l'Art nouveau
The art nouveau style book of Alphonse Mucha : all 72 plates from "Documents décoratifs" in original color by Alphonse Mucha( Book )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the general public, Alphonse Maria Mucha (1860-1939) is perhaps best known for his posters of Sarah Bernhardt and magnificent decorative panels such as "The Seasons"--Works that continue to grow in popularity and value as the resurgence of interest in Art Nouveau increases. Among graphic artists and commercial designers, Mucha is praised for the innovative style books that pioneered the use of Art Nouveau in commercial packaging, design, and ornament. The most important of these style books was Documents Décoratifs, published in 1901 at the height of Mucha's fame as the high priest of the Art Nouveau movement. While the artist's fame rests largely on his posters, it is in the smaller works of the style books, or design portfolios, that the refinement of his technique can best be appreciated. The present volume, carefully reproduced from an extremely rare and valuable set of originals, contains all 72 plates of the Documents Décoratifs portfolio. Included are designs for jewelry, wallpaper, stained glass, furniture, and tableware; figure and botanical studies; and a selection of Mucha's famous panneaux décoratifs. Eighteen of the plates are in full color, while the remaining 54 are reproduced in two or more color tones. In addition to numerous innovative designs for practical and decorative objects, the elegant draftsmanship and meticulous execution that characterized all of Mucha's work is evident in studies of langorous nudes, portrait sketches, delicately rendered plant and animal motifs, exquisite modeling of drapery and cloth, and the flowing, fantastic forms created as experiments in pure design. In the Foreword by Gabriel Mourey, specially translated for this edition, Mucha's own philosophy of art, and the relation of the Documents to the rest of his work, receive an appreciative and informative discussion. Hitherto available only in scattered sources, or in the libraries of wealthy collectors, the complete Documents Décoratifs is now available in this inexpensive one-volume edition. Lovers of Mucha's work, admirers of Art Nouveau, and the application of that style to the decorative arts, will want to own this fine royalty-free collection by one of the greatest masters of the technique. "[Documents Décoratifs is] ... an encyclopedic source for Mucha's style in every branch of decorative and applied art and one of the few books on design where even individual plates are sought after by collectors." -- Marina Henderson, The Graphic Style of Alphonse Mucha
Alphonse Mucha : toutes les cartes postales by Alain Weill( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mucha by Dalibor Kusák( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in Czech and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfons Mucha by Josef Moucha( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Czech and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mucha : the triumph of art nouveau by Arthur Ellridge( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alphonse Mucha--the spirit of art nouveau
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Mucha : the triumph of art nouveauAlfons MuchaAlfons MuchaAlphonse Mucha : an American collectionMucha (1860-1939)Alfons Mucha : [anlässlich der Ausstellung Alfons Mucha, Belvedere Wien, 12. Februar - 1. Juni 2009 ... Musée Fabre Montpellier, 20. Juni - 20. September 2009 ... Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung München, 9. Oktober 2009-24. Januar 2010]The art nouveau style book of Alphonse Mucha : all 72 plates from "Documents décoratifs" in original colorAlfons MuchaMucha : the triumph of art nouveau
Alternative Names
Alfons Maria Mucha

Alfons Marie Mucha

Alfons Mucha affichiste, illustrateur, graphiste, peintre, architecte d'intérieur et décorateur tchécoslovaque

Alfons Mucha český maliar

Alfons Mucha cseh plakátművész, grafikus, illusztrátor, festő

Alfons Mucha czeski malarz i grafik

Alfons Mucha pittore e scultore ceco

Alfons Mucha pittore, fotografo e illustratore cecoslovacco

Alfons Mucha tschechischer Plakatkünstler, Grafiker, Illustrator, Maler und Kunstgewerbler

Alfons Mucha tšehhi kunstnik, fotograaf ja disainer

Alfons Mucha Tsjechisch kunstschilder

Alfons Muha

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Alfonss Muha

Alphonse Marie Mucha

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Alphonse Mucha Czech photographer, painter and artist

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Алфонс Марија Муха 1860-1939

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אלפונס מוכה

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무하, 알폰스 1860-1939

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アルフォンス・ミュシャ 1860-1939

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ミュシャ, アルフォンス 1860-1939

ミュシャ, アルフォンス・マリア

ミュシャ, アルフォンス・マリア 1860-1939

阿爾豐斯·慕夏

Languages
English (238)

French (32)

German (30)

Czech (4)

Japanese (1)