Alfons Mucha – The Abolition of Serfdom in Russia (1914)

Born in the Austrian Empire, in present day Czech Republic, Alfons Mucha (1860 – 1939) was primarily known for his Art Nouveau posters and illustrations. Lesser known is his painting series “Slav Epic”, completed after a visit to Russia in 1913. Among the first paintings of the series was The Abolition of Serfdom in Russia…