C'est Art Nouveau
ABOUT THE ARTIST Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) Movement: Art Nouveau Although it enjoys great popularity today, at the time when he died, Mucha’s style was considered outdated. Mucha’s works frequently featured beautiful healthy young women in flowing vaguely Neoclassical looking robes, often surrounded by lush flowers which sometimes formed haloes behind the women’s heads. The artists …
AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL AND GOLD PLAQUE, BY RENÉ LALIQUE. Designed as an openwork rectangular gold panel framing a sculpted gold iris with a gold stem and bluish green plique-a-jour enamel leaves, mounted in gold, circa 1900, with French importation mark. Signed Lalique for René Lalique.