In this book, 37 of Mucha's spectacularly sensuous and popular designs offer superb inspiration for artists and designers. Rendered in crisp black and white, Art Nouveau goddesses, nymphs, and Mucha's fantastic imagery of stars, floral swirls, and exotic ornaments recall the rich artistic heritage of... read more
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In this book, 37 of Mucha's spectacularly sensuous and popular designs offer superb inspiration for artists and designers. Rendered in crisp black and white, Art Nouveau goddesses, nymphs, and Mucha's fantastic imagery of stars, floral swirls, and exotic ornaments recall the rich artistic heritage of the Belle Epoque. Included are such celebrated Mucha designs as those for Job's cigarette papers, Sarah Bernhardt in La Dame aux Camélias, and Salon des Cent, as well as many of his decorative pictorial compositions. Ideal as an artistic and design resource, Art Nouveau Figurative Designs will also appeal to colorists intrigued by the ever-popular Art Nouveau Style.
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