Spring The Golden Beauty
Spring The Golden Beauty c1900 by Czech Painter Alphonse Mucha (1860 – 1939); Illustrator and Graphic Artist of the Art Nouveau Movement
Spring is a portrait of a beautiful young woman wearing a green gown and an orange green shawl; that has her with blonde hair accented with red flowers; while holding a large bouquet of red flowers, white flowers, yellow flowers and green flowers.
She is standing on a rocky mountainous terrain that has rising from the ground plants with large white pedals; while the red to orange-yellow transitioning cloud like background, complement and accentuate the colors of her clothing.
The Golden Beauty version is a two thirds length piece with beautiful golden smooth tones that create a beautiful rich looking image
This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.
Info Below From Wikipedia.org
Alfons Maria Mucha July 24, 1860 – July 14, 1939), was known internationally as Alphonse Mucha. He was a prominent Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist, living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period, and is best known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical posters, particularly those of Sarah Bernhardt.
He produced illustrations, advertisements, decorative panels, and designs, which became among the best-known images of the period.
In the second part of his career, at the age of 43, he returned to his homeland of Bohemia-Moravia region in Austria and devoted himself to painting a series of twenty monumental canvases known as The Slav Epic, depicting the history of all the Slavic peoples of the world, which he painted between 1912 and 1926.
In 1928, on the 10th anniversary of the independence of Czechoslovakia, he presented the series to the Czech nation. He considered it his most important work. It is now on display in Prague.