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ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860 - 1939)


ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860 - 1939)

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Large advertisement for cigarette paper (framed), "Job," France, ca. 1898
Color lithograph on paper
Signed in plate/Imp. F. Champenois - Paris
Sight: 57 1/2" x 38 1/2"
'JOB' is a trademark for the Joseph Bardou Company, manufacturers of cigarette papers.

Not examined out of frame. Crimping to sheet along bottom and right edge. Sheet is toned overall and image appears faded. Scattered areas of foxing and discoloration throughout. Two extraneous marks to Plexiglas near figure’s heel. Very fragile, cannot be rolled for shipping.

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