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Le Pater (Illustrated edition of The Lord's Prayer)
by Alphonse Mucha

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Although most famously known for his Art Nouveau style, Alphonse Mucha (Born July 24, 1860) considered his publication Le Pater, created with charcoal and ink, to be his printed masterpiece. Printed on 20 December 1899, Le Pater was Mucha's occult examination of the themes of The Lord's Prayer and only 510 copies were produced.


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