maud adams as joan of arc

Maude Adams as Joan of Arc (1909). Alphonse Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939). Oil on canvas. Met.

Depicts Adams in the role of Joan of Arc in Schiller’s Die Jungfrau von Orleans, which she performed in 1909, at Harvard University Stadium. The portrait was made specifically for that one-night gala performance and was displayed as a poster for the event. Mucha also designed the costumes and sets and supervised the direction.