Alfons Maria Mucha
Alfons Maria Mucha (1860 – 1939), Czech painter, graphic artist and designer, the most important Czech painter of the European Art Nouveau and one of the defining personalities of Czech painting. The art nouveau master Mucha visited Piešťany at a time when he was already a well-known painter. Alfons Mucha came to relax to the famous spa, where the very important guests from all over the world gathered. He also worked here during his recovery stay. In Piešťany the sketches for his famous artwork “The Slavic Epic from the History of the Slavs” was created. Alfons Mucha travelled to Piešťany very often and he liked Piešťany very much.
On the photo Alfons Mucha with Ľudovít Winter during a visit to Piešt'any.