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Why Not? . . . Once is Not to Make a Habit of It

Artist:
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, Albi 1864–1901 Saint-André-du-Bois)
Printer:
Edward Ancourt (French, 19th century)
Publisher:
L'Escarmouche (French, 1893–1894)
Date:
1893
Medium:
Crayon, brush, and spatter lithograph printed in olive green on wove paper; only state
Dimensions:
image: 12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (32.1 x 25 cm) sheet: 17 11/16 x 12 3/8 in. (45 x 31.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.55.139
Not on view
This lithograph was published by the journal L'Escarmouche and reproduced in its November 12, 1893 issue.
Pour Quoi Pas? ... Une Fois N'est Pas Coutume

Signature: At lower left, in graphite: HTLautrec
Alfred Stieglitz (American, Hoboken, New Jersey 1864–1946 New York); Donor: The Estate of Alfred Stieglitz
Denver Art Museum. "Toulouse-Lautrec from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 5, 1999–July 4, 1999.

Delteil 40; Adhémar 43; Wittrock 30; Adriani 45
Loys Delteil Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: H. de Toulouse-Lautrec. 10 and 11, Paris, 1920, cat. no. 40.

Jean Adhémar Toulouse-Lautrec: His Complete Lithographs and Drypoints. New York, 1965, cat. no. 43.

Wolfgang Wittrock Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints. London, 1985, cat. no. 30.

Götz Adriani, Royal Academy of Arts Toulouse-Lautrec, The Complete Graphic Works: A Catalogue Raisonné. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1988, cat. no. 45.

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, p. 64.



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