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Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 580

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, Poster

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(French, 1864-1901)

(W. P16 C), 1895, monogrammed lower left in stone, commissioned by G. Charpentier and E. Fasquelle, Paris, publishers,, Ancourt, printer, lithograph in colors on two sheets of wove paper, 50-1/8 x 36-5/8 in.; parcel gilt wood frame, 50-1/4 x 36-3/4 in.

Note: The subject of this poster is Misia Godebska, one of Lautrec's favorite models and the wife of Thadée Natanson, who in 1891, founded La revue blanche.

Literature: Wittrock, Wolfgang, Catherine E. Kuehn, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Toulouse-Lautrec : the Complete Prints. Vol. 2, London: Sotheby's Publ, 1985. p. 786-787, No. P 16 C


toning, waviness to paper with evidence of some moisture tidelines verso, lined with linen, small points of chipping at edges

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Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago, Palm Beach (label verso backing), No. 38941; Collection of an Important Atlanta, Georgia Family