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Subjects : Portrait
Keywords : 19th century, Art Nouveau, beauty, brunette, cigarette, hair, in profile, tobacco, violet, woman

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To fully enjoy «Papier à cigarette Job» by Alfons Mucha, we recommend the large size (85.7x60 cm) printed on fine art paper, with the wenge wood frame.
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Papier à cigarette Job

JOB is an advertising poster designed and lithographed by Alfons Mucha, and printed by Champenois in 1896, for the cigarette paper brand JOB. The poster is also called Femme blonde fumant, to differentiate it from the second poster Mucha made for the brand in 1898, which shows a brunette woman. It is considered to be one of its author's most famous posters, representative of the "Young Mucha Woman". The original print on paper printed in four colours and gold, on a purple or lavender background, was sold for 3 francs at the time. In their catalogue of Mucha posters, Jacques Rennert and Alain Weill list five variants of the poster, including prints on satin. Several copies are held in museums, including one in Paris at the Bibliothèque nationale de France and another in London at the Victoria and Albert Museum, as well as in private collections, including that of tennis player Ivan Lendl. The main feature of the poster is the treatment of the hair, representative of the Art Nouveau style. According to Patrick Bade, the angle and pose of the woman are taken from Beata Beatrix by the pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, whose composition he reversed and whose expression he [...]


This artwork is a poster from the modern period. It belongs to the advertisement styles and decorative styles.


« Papier à cigarette Job » is kept at Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France.


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