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ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Poster for ‘Salon des Cent 20th Exhibition’

signed in plate ‘Mucha’ (lower left) lithograph in colours, printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris 40 x 29 cm Executed in 1896 The Salon des Cent was the exhibition hall of the magazine ‘La Plume’. This poster, which secured Mucha’s place in the group, announced the 20th exhibition of the Salon des Cent. The Salon included lithographic works by artists associated with La Plume, which included Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Ensor and Grasset.