Lot 471: Job. 1896
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 17 1/8 x 22 in./43.6 x 56 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris More than any other work by Mucha, this languid beauty established him as the master of wild hair and the creator of unforgettable popular images. The poster was used for years in many variants all over the world, sometimes with the marginal text in various languages, to promote Job cigarette rolling papers. A classic by any standard.
Condition Report: B-/ Recreated margins; restored tears at edges. Framed.
Dimensions: 17 1/8 x 22 in./43.6 x 56 cm
Artist or Maker: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)