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Sheet of Sketches, ca. 1881

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7 3/4 × 11 3/4 in
19.7 × 29.8 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall: 19.7 x 29.8 cm (7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
overall: 19.7 x 29.8 cm (7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French, 1864–1901
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Renowned Post-Impressionist painter, lithographer, and art nouveau illustrator Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is famous for his depictions of French fin de siècle urban life. Working in his characteristic linear style, Lautrec frequently portrayed scenes from brothels and cabaret clubs, including the Moulin Rouge, where he had a seat reserved after producing a series of promotional posters for the club’s opening in 1888. Lautrec was influenced by the artists Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet, who shared with them a keen interest in the observation of social culture.

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About the work
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall: 19.7 x 29.8 cm (7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
overall: 19.7 x 29.8 cm (7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French, 1864–1901
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Renowned Post-Impressionist painter, lithographer, and art nouveau illustrator Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is famous for his depictions of French fin de siècle urban life. Working in his characteristic linear style, Lautrec frequently portrayed scenes from brothels and cabaret clubs, including the Moulin Rouge, where he had a seat reserved after producing a series of promotional posters for the club’s opening in 1888. Lautrec was influenced by the artists Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet, who shared with them a keen interest in the observation of social culture.

Sheet of Sketches, ca. 1881

Graphite
7 3/4 × 11 3/4 in
19.7 × 29.8 cm
Permanent collection
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