Muchaby Alphonse Mucha
Mucha Nouveau Amants Play Poster
Advertisement for the play Amants with different scenes depicted throughout the picture. Mucha 1895.This comedy by Marice Donnay, starred Maurice Granier and Lucien Guitry, and premiered on November 5, 1895. There is very rich ornamentation.which adroitly divides it into three scenes and thereby harmonizes elements which might otherwise appear quite busy: there is a Punch-and-Judy show in the upper left, a tragic commentary in the upper right, and the entire bottom section is given to the plays party scene, replete with fashionable guests, strolling violinists, dancers, flowers, champagne, and other indications of a good time had by all (Rennert/Weill, p. 62).