About This Artwork

Alphonse Marie Mucha
Czech, 1860-1939

Sarah Bernhardt, c. 1898

Black chalk on ivory wove paper
497 x 414 mm
Mucha stamp, lower right, in black ink

Collection stamp, lower right corner, in green ink

Restricted gift of Katherine Kuh, 1965.236

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Palm Beach, Fla., Society of Four Arts, "Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago," January 5–27, 1974, cat. 36.

Milwaukee Art Museum, "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and his Contemporaries", June 1 - September 9, 2012, traveled to Dallas Museum of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 20, 2013.

Publication History

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1979), p. 74, no. 4C3.

Ownership History

Sold by the AFI Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1965.

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