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Yvette Gilbert by  Henri de Toulouse Lautrec - Masterpiece Online
Yvette Gilbert
  • Artist Name:

    Henri de Toulouse Lautrec

  • Size:26 X 20
  • Frame Size:0 X 0
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  • Medium:Giclee
  • Product type:UNIQUE
  • Price:$180.00


Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (1864-1901, France.) "Portrait of Yvette Guilbert" (1894) for the newspaper, "Le Rire" (Laughter.) In the image, she is singing, "Linger, Longer, Loo!" This is a 1950 printing of the lithograph, without text. A tribute to the French model/actress/singer. It is signed in the plate and measures 20" x 26," unframed. She was a favorite subject of artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who made many portraits and caricatures of Guilbert and dedicated his second album of sketches to her. "Of all the music hall performers who inspired Lautrec, Yvette Guilbert exerted by far the greatest hold over him. He was completely fascinated by the style and atmosphere of her act. Lautrec first saw her in about 1892, she had revolutionized the whole atmosphere of the cafe concert by a totally new approach to the performance of a song. Standing almost still except for gestures of her long thin arms in black gloves, which she almost invariably wore, her face almost expressionles

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