La Nature d'Alphons Mucha
Reportage consacré au buste féminin en bronze doré, intitulé La Nature, d’Alphons Mucha (1899-1900), conservé aux Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, à Bruxelles. Diffusé le 24 novembre 2013, q...
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Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
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Frank P. Walsh
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