424: Cognac Bisquit. 1899
Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 13 3/8 x 27 1/2 in./34 x 69.8 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris Founded by Alexandre Bisquit in 1819, Cognac Bisquit has a long history of excellence, having been noted as a favorite of King George IV and Winston Churchill. Here, Mucha offers us one of his most alluring designs, the curvaceous blond, nestled in the privacy of the lush vines, coyly glancing over her shoulder at us while she takes a sip of the beverage.