Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The Milliner, Renée Vert (La Modiste, Renée Vert). 1893

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec The Milliner, Renée Vert (La Modiste, Renée Vert) 1893

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Hats are a distinguishing characteristic of Lautrec’s portraits, often drawn with more attention to detail than his subjects’ faces, and several milliners appear repeatedly in his work. In this print, Renée Vert is shown arranging her wares, with a large hatbox at her feet labeled with Lautrec’s remarque (a personalized design commonly added to prints as a form of signature, in this case Lautrec’s monogram).

Gallery label from The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters, July 26, 2014–March 22, 2015.
composition: 17 11/16 x 11 7/16" (45 x 29 cm); sheet: 21 5/8 x 13 3/4" (55 x 35 cm)
Édouard Kleinmann, Paris
Edward Ancourt, Paris
Grace M. Mayer Bequest
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