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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Lender de Dos, Dansant le Bolero Dans Chilperic
 
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TITLE:  Lender de Dos, Dansant le Bolero Dans Chilperic
ARTIST:  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)
WORK DATE:  1895
MATERIALS:  Crayon brush and spatter lithograph. Printed in olive-green on laid japan paper.
EDITION/SET OF:  ONLY EDITION 1895. 50 impressions.
MARKINGS:  Unsigned, numbered by Kleinmann in pencil. Red monogram stamp lower right. Printed by Ancourt (H. Stern).
SIZE:  h: 58 x w: 42 cm / h: 22.8 x w: 16.5 in
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Gary Bruder Fine Arts  +1-917-318-2134  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  The main attraction in Chilperic was the bolero, danced by Marcelle Lender as Galaswintha at the court of King Chilperic. It was not so much the flimsy plot of this medieval farce as the actress, who had been appearing mainly at the Theatre des Varietes on the Boulevard Montmartre since 1889, who led Lautrec to sit through the operetta nearly twenty times. Always watching from the same angle, from one of the first tiers on the left, he would lie in wait with his sketch pad. His companion, Romain Coolus, finally went on strike after seeing the operetta so many times, and demanded to know the reason for such unusual persistence. Lautrec maintained that he was only interested in Lender’s entrancing back. ‘Look at it properly, you won’t find anything to equal it!’

A very fine impression. In excellent condition.
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Gary Bruder Fine Arts Inventory Catalogue
LITERATURE:  Wittrock 105, Adriani 115, Delteil 106, Adhemar 127
 
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