November 24, 2017

 In MOA Artwork of the Week

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, "Jane Avril"

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), Jane Avril, 1954, reproductive print, 15 x 12 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, known for his post-Impressionist paintings and poster designs, was born on this day in 1864. This poster of the famous can-can dancer Jane Avril celebrates Parisian nightlife near the turn of the twentieth century, such as the famous Moulin Rouge nightclub, which the artist frequented.

Recent Posts

Start typing and press Enter to search

css.phpTeichert, Miracle of the Gulls