41
41
After Alphonse Mucha
Czech, 1860-1939
THE FOUR PRECIOUS STONES: EMERALD, AMETHYST, RUBY AND TOPAZ
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 26,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
41
After Alphonse Mucha
Czech, 1860-1939
THE FOUR PRECIOUS STONES: EMERALD, AMETHYST, RUBY AND TOPAZ
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 26,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings, including
German, Austrian, Hungarian & Slavic Paintings
The Orientalist Sale, and
The Scandinavian Sale

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After Alphonse Mucha
Czech, 1860-1939
THE FOUR PRECIOUS STONES: EMERALD, AMETHYST, RUBY AND TOPAZ

Emerald: bears signature and dated Mucha 1902 l.r.; Amethyst: bears signature and dated Mucha 1902 l.l.; Ruby: unsigned; Topaz: bears signature and dated Mucha / 1902 l.l.


oil on canvas laid on panel
each: 102 by 42cm., 40 1/4 by 16 1/2 in. (4)
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Provenance

Boza Oumiroff, 1902
Mrs Tvrzicky (daughter of the above)
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 17 November 1988, lot 329

Catalogue Note

The Russian singer Boza Oumiroff was a friend and supporter of Mucha, and patron to numerous Czech artists in Paris at the turn of the century. 

For illustrations of the posters upon which the present works are based see Jiri Mucha, Marina Henderson and Aaron Scharf, Alphonse Mucha, Londo, 1971, pp. 75-77.

19th Century European Paintings, including
German, Austrian, Hungarian & Slavic Paintings
The Orientalist Sale, and
The Scandinavian Sale

|
London