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Sarah Bernhardt in the role of La Tosca. Colour lithograph by A. Mucha, 1899.

Mucha, Alphonse, 1860-1939.
Date
[1899]

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Credit: Sarah Bernhardt in the role of La Tosca. Colour lithograph by A. Mucha, 1899. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

Bernhardt as La Tosca in Sardou's play stands holding a cane in her right hand and a bunch of flowers in her left. Another woman stands behind. Decoration in Art Nouveau style luxuriates around the figures

Lettering

La Tosca. Drame en cinq actes et six tableaux de Mr Victorien Sardou. Théâtre-Sarah-Bernhardt. Mucha 99.

Publication/Creation

Paris : F. Champenois, [1899]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 105 x 38.8 cm

Publications note

Jack Rennert, Alphonse Mucha: la collection Ivan Lendl, 1989, no. 8

Jack Rennert and Alain Weill, Alphonse Mucha, Paris 1984, no. 57

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24267i

Language

  • French


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