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The poster for the ballet-pantomime "Princess Hyacinth"

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1911, 125.5×83.5 cm • Lithography, Paper

Description of the artwork «The poster for the ballet-pantomime "Princess Hyacinth"»

"Princess Hyacinth" - ballet-pantomime, directed by Oscar Nedbalek.
The premiere was held in 1911 at the National theatre in Prague.
The poster Alfons Mucha portrayed the leading lady, Czech actress Andulo Sedlackova, in Princess Hyacinth.
In the story, the village blacksmith dreams that his daughter becomes the Princess Hyacinth and her kidnapped by a sorcerer.
Using the ornament Fly and making reference to the story: adding heart, forging tool, a crown, magic supplies. And, of course, the flower of the hyacinth is woven into a pattern throughout the space of the Billboard.
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About the artwork
Subject and objects: Portrait, Allegorical scene
Style of art and technique: Art Nouveau, Lithography

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