A Young Woman And Her Haircut

Year: 1895

Description: Keeping one's appearance was a full-time job for upperclasses in the Belle Epoque. A bad hair day was no trifle matter. Here a hair dresser makes a house call in order to refine the lady's appearance while the inhouse staff prepares her attire. It was not uncommon for a lady of such standing to change her appearance several times a day. Meanwhile, in the squalor of Paris, Alphonse Mucha continues his role as the proverbial starving artist.....

Provenance: Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan

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