Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

At the Concert

1896
It is a testament to Toulouse-Lautrec's international fame as a graphic artist that this print was commissioned by Ault & Wiborg Co., a US manufacturer of printing and lithographic ink. The artist signed this trial proof before the plate was shipped to America, where lettering was added identifying the business, thus transforming the lithograph into an advertising poster. There are only eight known impressions without lettering in public collections, including this one. The models have been identified as the artist's cousin Gabriel Tapié de Céleyran and the cabaret dancer Émilienne d'Alençon.
Title
At the Concert
Date
1896
Medium
Print
Materials
brush and crachis zincograph, with scraper, in five colours on wove paper
Dimensions
38.3 x 31.2 cm sight
Nationality
French
Credit line
Gift of the American Friends of Canada Committee, Inc., 1994, through the generosity of David Rockefeller
Accession number
37216

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