14 Press Releases

Tag: Alphonse Mucha

  • Auction Industry

    Psychedelic Posters: When Art Nouveau Meets Counterculture

    Amid the turbulence of the 1960s, a group of San Francisco designers found inspiration in decades-old Art Nouveau prints. Their creations joined turn-of-the-century aesthetics with the intensity of counterculture. This August, Swann Auction Galleries and Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present sales of both Art Nouveau and psychedelic posters. Auction…

    Psychedelic Posters When Art Nouveau Meets Counterculture4
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Rare Posters Auction #84 Presents 500 Rare And Iconic Works.

    The lithographs and maquettes will be auctioned on Tuesday, July 20 by Poster Auctions International, Inc. (PAI), online and in their New York City gallery. Leonetto Cappiello, Café Martin (1921). Estimate: $14,000-$17,000. NEW YORK, N.Y. –– The 84th Rare Posters Auction from Poster Auctions International on Tuesday, July 20th features…

    Rare Posters Auction #84 Presents 500 Rare And Iconic Works.
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    Postwar Travel Advertisements, Posters, and More From Potter & Potter

    For collectors interested in American and European travel advertisements from the postwar period, Potter & Potter Auctions’ upcoming Vintage Posters, Prints & Works on Paper sale offers a strong showing. Posters in the auction include advertisements for airlines, railroads, ocean liners, and worldwide tourist destinations. One of the sale’s featured…

    Las Vegas Union Pacific. Circa 1952.
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    Upcoming Hindman Auction Will Offer Art by Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita and William Glackens

    Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, a Japanese-French artist, was known for blending Eastern and Western elements in his works. In his paintings, Foujita combined oil paint with a blend of sumi ink. By the early 1920s, it became his signature style which he adapted to painting nudes and self-portraits. A 1957 artwork…

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French/Japanese, 1886-1968) Les Deux Amies, 1957
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    PAI’s 83rd Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII on March 14th totals $1.95M in sales, with many record-breaking wins.

    New York, NY – March 24, 2021 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) first sale of the year, on March 14th, finished at just under $2 million in sales. Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII surpassed expectations, thanks to passionate collectors and first-rate consignments. Jack Rennert, President of PAI, said, “This sale featured…

    PAIs 83rd Rare Posters Auction LXXXIII on March 14th totals $1.95M in sales, with many record-breaking wins
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Winter Offering of Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries February 18

    Manuel Orazi, La Maison Moderne, 1900. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—The winter offering of Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries comes across the block on Thursday, February 18. The sale features a selection of scarce designs from various prolific movements in the genre, and exceptional works from top designers. The…

    Winter Offering of Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries February 18-1
  • Auction Result

    Poster Auctions International’s Auction on Nov. 15 Totals $1.3 Million, As Rarities and Unique Works Spark Avid Bidding

    Across the span of the auction, numerous works garnered unexpectedly high winning bids. And several designs for transit achieved especially impressive results. James Montgomery Flagg, Wake Up, America! (1917), sold for $7,800. NEW YORK CITY, NY, UNITED STATES, November 24, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) third sale of…

    Poster Auctions Internationals Auction on Nov. 15 Totals $1.3 Million, As Rarities and Unique Works Spark Avid Bidding
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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Alphonse Mucha

    Sworders Presents Signed Lithograph Pair from Art Nouveau Poster Artist On December 26th, 1894, French stage actress Sarah Bernhardt needed a new advertisement for her play Gismonda, and she needed it fast. Bernhardt was connected to rising Czech artist Alphonse Mucha, one of the few designers in Paris not on…

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  • Auction Result

    Belle Epoque icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec prevail in Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction, July 21st

    Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, July 21st, finished at $1.3 million in sales. Auction LXXXI proved an ongoing passion for posters The great mythologizer of Montmartre, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, maintained his appeal to bidders. His 1894 Eldorado / Aristide Bruant changed hands for $78,000. NEW YORK…

    Belle Epoque icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec prevail in Poster Auctions Internationals Rare Posters Auction July 21st
  • Auction Industry

    Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #80 earns $1.8 million; Mucha's Precious Stones panels hit $192,000

    Auction LXXX demonstrated fervent passion for posters of all eras and styles. Alphone Mucha’s rare and opulent four-panel set Precious Stones was the top lot. NEW YORK CITY, NY, UNITED STATES, March 2, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- New York, NY – March 2, 2020 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) first sale…

    Alphonse Mucha, Precious Stones, 1902 ($192,000)
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    Rare Posters

    Featured in the upcoming Rare Posters auction, offered by Rennert’s Gallery, is a set of four Art Nouveau posters from Alphonse Mucha. Each woman portrayed on the posters represents a gemstone—emerald, amethyst, ruby, and topaz. Mucha, a Czech artist who gained renown for his commercial works, simplified his highly decorative…

    Suzy Saxophone. 1928.
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    Vintage Posters

    The upcoming auction of Vintage Posters, offered by Swann Auction Galleries, features a number of Art Nouveau posters by renowned artists of the early 20th century. Several featured works were designed by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist known for his stylized theatrical posters. Highlighted is his…

    ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931). A. BROSSARD
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    PAI-LXXIX: Rare Posters

    As implied in the name, the PAI-LXXIX: Rare Posters auction, offered by Rennert’s Gallery, is made up entirely of hard-to-find posters and prints from a broad range of artists and subjects. Among the many well-known artists, you’ll find examples by Leonetto Cappiello, A.M. Cassandre, Jules Chéret, Paul Colin, Marcello Dudovich,…

    Bicyclettes Terrot. 1894.