Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Box with the Gilded Mask

Artist:
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, Albi 1864–1901 Saint-André-du-Bois)
Publisher:
Edouard Kleinmann (French, active 19th century)
Printer:
Edward Ancourt (French, 19th century)
Printer:
H. Stern
Date:
1894
Medium:
Crayon, brush, and spatter lithograph with scraper, printed in five colors on wove paper; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 × 12 7/8 in. (47.3 × 32.7 cm) Image: 19 11/16 × 12 13/16 in. (50 × 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Clifford A. Furst, 1958
Accession Number:
58.621.3
Not on view
This lithograph was designed to decorate the playbill for Marcel Luguet's "Le Missionnaire" at the Théâtre Libre.
La loge au mascaron doré

Inscription: At lower left, in blue pencil: no. 51

Marking: At lower left: blind stamp of Edouard Kleinmann (Lugt 1573)
Clifford A. Furst (New York); Donor: Clifford A. Furst (New York)
Delteil 16; Adhémar 72; Wittrock 16; Adriani 69
Loys Delteil Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: H. de Toulouse-Lautrec. 10 and 11, Paris, 1920, cat. no. 16.

Jean Adhémar Toulouse-Lautrec: His Complete Lithographs and Drypoints. New York, 1965, cat. no. 72.

Wolfgang Wittrock Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints. London, 1985, cat. no. 16.

Götz Adriani, Royal Academy of Arts Toulouse-Lautrec, The Complete Graphic Works: A Catalogue Raisonné. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1988, cat. no. 69.

Colta Ives "French Prints in the Era of Impressionism and Symbolism." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988 (Summer), 52, ill.

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. 65.



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