October 23, 2016
Jean Louis Forain, Femme a Sa Toilette, 19th century, ink, 15 1/8 x 9 5/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.
French artist Jean-Louis Forain was born on this day in 1852. He worked in watercolor, paint, etching, and lithography. He was a follower of Degas and the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an admirer of Forain’s work.