Reproduction of 'The Moon and the Stars' series by Alphonse Mucha. The serie includes four canvas prints: 'The Morning Star', 'The Moon', 'The Pole Star' and 'The Evening Star'.
Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) was a Czech painter and decorative artist. He was mainly known from the contribution to the style of Art Nouveau and presenting women in the Belle Epoque.
This reproduction of “The moon and the stars” (1902) series consists of four independent decorative panels. Each of them presents a stars as personified female figures floating in the sky.
The panels are named (from the left):
- 'The Morning Star' - This canvas print features a beautiful girl barely clothed, wrapped in a sheer brown night cloak. She holds her right hand on her forehead from where the soft light radiates. Borders of a picture are decorated with a laurel ornaments.
- 'The Moon' - The figure of the Moon with a flower garland in her hair is covered with a dark starry robe. The woman covers her mouth with her hand. She is standing in the glow of a crescent moon.
- 'The Pole Star' - The reproduction represents a beautiful woman hovers over the illuminated ring of a star. She is wearing a brown dress with open back.
- 'The Evening Star' - This canvas print features an attractive woman dressed in a purple dress on the background of the setting sun. The figure of the Evening Star covers her face with her hand and turns her head away as if she would be blinded by the light in the centre of the composition.
Those charming reproductions will introduce a peculiar, atmosphere to you bedroom. Alphonse Mucha play a lot with the light and dark shades giving his stars a mysterious look. He uses mainly dark brown and purple tones. Every panel has a different, original printed decorative frame in bright green colours, in which the stars are presented.
This reproduction will be a great gift for all fans of Alphonse Mucha and Art Nouveau. You can hang those series of pictures one next to another but they may also be hang separately e. g. around a room.
Every image is made of 100% cotton canvas with high resolution digital print, mounted on a wood frame. Covered by the laminate images gain colour enhancement and UV protection for years.