Artist: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (1869 -1901)
Title: Bruant Ambassadeurs
Medium: Color Lithograph
Marks: Signed in the plate
Paper Size: Vellum paper 14.5 x 10.5 inch
Printed: 1966 by Mourlot, France
COA: Certificate of Authenticity is included
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 -1901) French, great Painter, lithographer, draftsman, from aristocratic family, he broke both legs in childhood, during his convalescence he turned to drawing and painting. In 1882 he began studying art in Paris where he met van Gogh & Degas. In 1889 he exhibited at the salon des Indépendants & in Brussels. In 1891 his first posters brought him immediate recognition. He is a revolutionary artist truly captured the Parisian nightlife of the Montmartre where he lived, he painted quickly frequently in thinned oil paint on none primed cardboard. Japanese prints inspired him, his paintings were often studies for lithographs. Lautrec said “I don’t belong to any school, I work in my corner”.