Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The Hairdresser (La coiffure), program for Bankruptcy (Une Faillite) and The poet and the financier (Le Poète et le financier) from The Beraldi Album of Theatre Programs. 1893

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec The Hairdresser (La coiffure), program for Bankruptcy (Une Faillite) and The poet and the financier (Le Poète et le financier) from The Beraldi Album of Theatre Programs 1893

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Lautrec loved the theater and designed programs for the avant-garde productions of the Théâtre Antoine, where he held season tickets, and the Symbolist stagings of the Théâtre de l’Oeuvre. Assembled by the French bibliophile, print collector, and theatergoer Henri Beraldi, this remarkable album of theater programs, which includes fifty programs by Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and others, offers unique evidence of the cross-fertilization of art and theater in fin-de-siècle Paris.

Gallery label from The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters, July 26, 2014–March 22, 2015.
Medium
One from an album of 50 lithographs
Dimensions
composition: 12 7/16 x 9 3/8" (31.6 x 23.8 cm); sheet: 12 5/8 x 9 7/16" (32 x 23.9 cm)
Publisher
Théâtre Libre, Paris
Printer
Eugène Verneau, Paris
Edition
unknown (several hundred)
Credit
Johanna and Leslie J. Garfield Fund, Mary Ellen Oldenburg Fund, and Sharon P. Rockefeller Fund
Object number
289.2008.12
Portfolio
The Beraldi Album of Theatre Programs
Department
Drawings and Prints

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