Luchon by Alphonse Mucha
Luchon by Alphonse Mucha

Luchon c1895 by Czech Painter Alphonse Mucha (1860 – 1939); as well as an accomplished Illustrator and Graphic Artist who was a major force of the Art Nouveau Period; known for his stylized, ornate and decorative theatrical posters.

This illustration is promoting the opening of a new and lavish rail line, touting the rapid speed of the new deluxe trains that can reach Paris in 15 hours.

It shows a French cowboy on his horse standing on a cliff edge and the two modern train station stops that are on the route the train takes.

This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

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