Painters Paintings Alphonse Mucha (1860 – 1939): The Seasons: Autumn and Winter, 1896, Colour litho…
Painters Work Alphonse Mucha (1860 – 1939): The Seasons: Autumn and Winter, 1896, Color lithograph, 103 x 54 cm, Print Makers: F. Champenois
Autumn is represented as a playful determine carrying a wreath of chrysanthemums in her lengthy auburn hair. She sits amid a wealthy tapestry of autumnal vegetation and gathers grapes from an considerable vine.
Draped from head to toe in a pale inexperienced cape, the determine of Winter stands subsequent to a snow-capped bush to shelter from the chilly. In her palms she warms a small chook as three different birds look on in envy. The simplicity and flatness of the composition is harking back to conventional Japanese woodcuts and divulges Mucha’s debt to Japanese artwork. (Mucha Basis)