Toulouse-Lautrec

In many cultures, green is the color of rebirth and prosperity, a harbinger of life and spring. However, placed within the context of the nineteenth century, green begins to represent the dualities…
The top lot of the night was Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec’s Pierreuse, which surpassed its high estimate by $4 million to sell for $9,062,000.
L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters debuts June 8–Sept. 15, 2019, at Taft Museum of Art before national tour
“Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” explores the celebrity culture of Lautrec’s time and the artist’s fascination with the personal lives of les stars as well as the roles that they played.…
Paris was the center of nightlife and spectacle in the late 19th century, a moment immortalized in evocative posters, prints and paintings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901). The artist’s…