Artist Birthdays November 24 – HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC

 In Artist Birthdays, Artists & Special Collections, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (Nov 24, 1864 – Sept 9, 1901)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Painting, printmaking
  • Art Movement: Post-Impressionism
  • ARTiFact: The artist’s last words were reportedly: “Le vieux con!” (“The old fool!”); it was a goodbye to his father.
  • Artist Quote: “I paint things as they are. I don’t comment. I record.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Moulin Rouge – La Goulue, 1891.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Moulin Rouge - La Goulue, 1891.

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