), Félix Nadar (1864), Alfred Stevens (1808), private collections Women Artists ‘The Divine Sarah’ – Sarah Bernhardt… It was his first poster for her, Gismonda, that made him famous and he grew both as a man and an artist through his professional collaboration and friendship with the greatest stage personality of the era. He achieved immediate fame in December 1894 when he accepted a commission from Sarah Bernhardt, the greatest actress of the time, to create a promotional graphic for the play Gismonda. $18.99. The Granger Collection, New York In the 1880s a new element had entered her artistic life with the emergence of Victorien Sardou as chief playwright for melodrama. $19.59. $39.96. Sarah Bernhardt in the title role of Hamlet, lithograph poster by Alphonse Mucha for a French production of the play. Sarah Bernhardt, French Actress, in Role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Add to Cart. Mucha met Sarah Bernhardt for the first time in late 1894. Portraits of Sarah Bernhard by (from the left) Alphonse Mucha (? $9.59. The Parisian actress Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was the single most influential figure in Mucha’s life as an artist. At the same time, the artist also signed an exclusive contract with the printer Champenois for commercial and decorative posters. Giclee Print. Sarah Bernhardt was delighted with the poster, immediately offering Mucha a six-year contract for the creation of stage and costume designs and posters. $48.99. $7.59. $20.65. 11 x 14 in other sizes. 1887. Mucha’s art captivated the hearts and imaginations of the public with its beautiful, sensuous forms and exquisite definition of detail. Edmond Rostand LA SAMARITAINE (Sarah Bernhardt as Photina) Alfons Maria Mucha. Sarah Bernhardt Smoking a Cigar English School. Sarah Bernhardt, 1894 Alphonse Mucha. MUCHA Sarah Bernhardt GISMONDA Original Lithograph, Affiches Illustrees 1896 ... Old 1895 Madame Sarah Bernhardt Sardou Gismonda Russell Leigh Loch Ir Victorian. shipping: + $9.02 shipping . Add to Cart. 8 x 24 in other sizes. Add to Cart. 12 x 16 in other sizes. $23.99.