Available works by: Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec  French (1864 - 1901)  

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French artist best known for his prints and posters illustrated in the Art Nouveau style of flat, organic forms. His color lithographs of advertisements for dance halls, such as the famed Moulin Rouge, brought him great acclaim and popularity, though he was also an accomplished painter. “In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new; they see their value and their justification in this newness,” he once reflected. “They are deceiving themselves, novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only; making a subject better from its intrinsic nature.” Born Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa on November 24, 1864 in Albi, France to an aristocratic family, he defied convention by pursuing art and studying in Paris. An admirer of Edgar Degas, de Toulouse-Lautrec painted in a naturalist style before turning toward brighter graphic work. Suffering from health problems and congenital disorder that left his legs atrophied, the decadent bohemian lifestyle took its toll on de Toulouse-Lautrec. He died on September 9, 1901 in Saint-André-du-Bois, France at the age of 36. Today, the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi houses over 1,000 of his works, while other works can be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, among others.

Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec : Mary Hamilton at Davidson Galleries

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec French (1864–1901)

Mary Hamilton

Medium: Lithograph on Chinese Paper
Year: Date of Impression 1925. Date of Plate 1894.
Edition : Edition: 625, of which half were destroyed in WWII.
Publisher: Edmond Frapier at Galerie des Peintres Graveurs
References: Delteil 175, Adhémar 215, Wittrock 67, Adriani 142
Size: 10 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches
Condition: Publisher's blindstamp lower right
Stock Number: 45730c
Price: $3200.00

Henri De Toulouse - Lautrec : Clemenceau A Busk at Davidson Galleries

Henri De Toulouse Lautrec (1864 - 1901)

Clemenceau A Busk

Series: Au Pied Du Sinai
Medium: Lithograph
Year: 1898
Edition : 355
Signature: Monogram in stone lower left corner
Publisher: Henry Floury, Paris
References: Delteil 245
Size: 7 x 5-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 48893
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