Alphonse Mucha

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Birthday
24, 1860
Birthplace
Ivancice, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jul 14, 1939 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1860
Birthplace
Ivancice, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jul 14, 1939 (78)

About

Painter and decorative artist associated with the Czech Art Nouveau movement. Considered his masterpiece to be "The Slav Epic," 20 paintings about the history of the Czech and Slavic people.

Before Fame

His love of drawing developed during his childhood years, but he focused more on his talent for singing during his teens.

Trivia

He considered "Le Pater," his study of The Lord's Prayer, to be his printed masterpiece.

Family Life

He married Maruska Chytilova in 1906; together, they had a daughter named Jaroslava.

Associated With

His artistic style influenced the comic book art of Joe Quesada and Stan Lee.