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poster for 8th Sokol Festival
  • Alphonse Mucha
    born: Ivancice, Austrian Empire (present-day Czech Republic) ; died: Prague, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (present-day Czech Republic) ; active
  • poster for 8th Sokol Festival, 1925
  • Where object was made: Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic or Slovakia)
  • color lithograph, gold, linen
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 1219 x 826 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 48 x 32 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 62 x 41 3/4 x 2 in
    Weight: 32 lbs
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0057
Label Text

Colored lithograph with linen backing. Very colorful art nouveau piece with large figures. Woman stands at top, wearing hat, flowers, flowing garments. One man with hands outstretched, another with hands on hips. The man with outstretched hands has red and white streamers hanging from his arms. Buildings in lower right, multi-colored, mostly orange, blue, and gold.