Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mucha Models

Model posing in Mucha's studio, Rue du Val de Grâce 6, Paris

Alphonse Mucha - Portrait of a woman, ca. 1910


Model in a Bohemian folk costume posing in Mucha's studio

The majority of these Parisian photographs were not taken for a specific project. Mucha preferred to improvise a number of poses, creating an archive of variants from which he could select what he considered most suitable for the subject of each new commission (source).

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