Alphonse Mucha, 'The Stars', 1902. Vintage poster in Art Nouveau style.

Alphonse Mucha, 'The Stars', 1902. Vintage poster in Art Nouveau style.

Alphonse Mucha, 'Plume et Primevère', 1899. Two vintage posters in Art Nouveau style.

Alphonse Mucha, 'Plume et Primevère', 1899. Two vintage posters in Art Nouveau style.

Eugene Grasset, rare image for Harper's Magazine, Christmas edition, 1892. Vintage poster in Art Nouveau style.

Eugene Grasset, rare image for Harper's Magazine, Christmas edition, 1892. Vintage poster in Art Nouveau style.

Winter personified peers out from the folds of her gown, the pale silk offset by the brilliance of the fresh snow. Using a sepia palette and sinuous line, Mucha entangles his muse in the twines of nature. His trademark decorative frame presents the scene as neither a landscape nor a portrait, but as an emblem of the season.

Winter personified peers out from the folds of her gown, the pale silk offset by the brilliance of the fresh snow. Using a sepia palette and sinuous line, Mucha entangles his muse in the twines of nature. His trademark decorative frame presents the scene as neither a landscape nor a portrait, but as an emblem of the season.

Mucha's distinctive Art Nouveau posters and advertisements are notable for their creative use of color palettes, intricate gilding, and lettering.

Mucha's distinctive Art Nouveau posters and advertisements are notable for their creative use of color palettes, intricate gilding, and lettering.

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