Mucha: the triumph of Art Nouveau.
Paris, Terrail, (1992). VG in VG DJ. Alphonse Mucha born in Bohemia in 1860 led the itinerant life typical of young Central European artiss at the time: Vienna,. Munich, and then Paris in 1890, where he studied at the Academies Julian and Colarossi. In 1897 Sarah Bernhardt fell in love with the poster that he had designed for the opening of Gismonda. Soon all the walls of Paris were filed with his work, from theater announcements to billboards advertising champagne and biscuits. The expression "Mucha Style" became synonymous with Modern Stule (or Art Nouveau).
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