Menu Card

ca.1900 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Menu card lettered in red at the head of the page and blue at the bottom. On the left is an illustration of a young woman, shown full-length, wearing an orange coloured dress and holding a tray with a bottle of champagne and glasses. The top left and bottom right corners of the card have been torn away.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief Description
Menu card (from a set of 3) advertising Moët & Chandon champagne. Illustrated with a woman holding a tray with a bottle of champagne and glasses. Colour lithograph designed by Alphonse Mucha, ca.1900.
Physical Description
Menu card lettered in red at the head of the page and blue at the bottom. On the left is an illustration of a young woman, shown full-length, wearing an orange coloured dress and holding a tray with a bottle of champagne and glasses. The top left and bottom right corners of the card have been torn away.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.2cm
  • Width: 15.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Menu' (Lettered at the head of the page)
  • 'Champagne Moët & Chandon.' (Lettered at the foot of the page)
  • 'Moët et Chandon' (Lettered in gold within illustration)
  • 'Mucha' (Signed in the bottom right corner of the illustration)
  • '[F. Champ]enois Paris' (Lettered in the bottom left corner of the illustration)
Production
Art Nouveau
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1105-1963

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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