Alphonse Mucha Laurel mug. Lithograph poster from art nouveau period. Czech painter Alphonse Mucha created some of the most beloved advertisements and posters of the art nouveau period. Laurel is a beautiful spring allegory featuring a gorgeous young woman in profile with flowers and laurels in her hair. The portrait is framed by an intricate pattern of interlocking leaves. A beautiful gift for fans of Mucha, art nouveau, and vintage art posters.