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At the Moulin Rouge: La Goulue and Her Sister

Artist:
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, Albi 1864–1901 Saint-André-du-Bois)
Printer:
Edward Ancourt (French, 19th century)
Publisher:
Boussod, Valadon and Co. (Paris)
Date:
1892
Medium:
Lithograph printed in six colors on wove paper; second state of two
Dimensions:
Image: 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (44.5 x 34.3 cm) Sheet: 24 1/2 x 19 in. (62.2 x 48.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Bessie Potter Vonnoh, 1941
Accession Number:
41.12.18
Not on view
Lautrec studied the late-night faces of dancehall regulars, then described them as the Japanese portraitist Toshusai Sharaku did, with the lurid grimaces and theatrical make-up of kabuki actors.
Signature: At lower left, in graphite: HTLautrec

Marking: At lower right: mark of the printer Edw. Ancourt et Cie (Lugt 12a) in red ink
Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York); Donor: Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Toulouse-Lautrec in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," July 2, 1996–September 29, 1996.

Denver Art Museum. "Toulouse-Lautrec from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 5, 1999–July 4, 1999.

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY. "La belle époque and Toulouse-Lautrec," June 8, 2003–September 7, 2003.

Delteil 11; Adhémar 2; Wittrock 1; Adriani 6
Loys Delteil Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: H. de Toulouse-Lautrec. 10 and 11, Paris, 1920, cat. no. 11.

Jean Adhémar Toulouse-Lautrec: His Complete Lithographs and Drypoints. New York, 1965, cat. no. 2.

Wolfgang Wittrock Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints. London, 1985, cat. no. 1.

Götz Adriani, Royal Academy of Arts Toulouse-Lautrec, The Complete Graphic Works: A Catalogue Raisonné. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1988, cat. no. 6.

Colta Ives Toulouse-Lautrec in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, July 2-September 29, 1996. New York, 1996, pp. 34, 62, ill. p. 35, fig. 35., fig. no. p. 34, 62, ill., ill.



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