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Divan Japonais

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Nineteenth-century guidebooks described Paris as “the capital of pleasure,” with its thousands of theaters, dance halls, cafés, circuses, racetracks, and other entertainments. Posters advertising these amusements were made possible by the development of color lithography, a process capable...

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Inscription

On stone, l.r.: THLautrec/ Imp. Edw. Ancourt, Paris

Provenance

London Graphic Arts, Detroit; 1968, sold by London Graphic Arts to MFA. (Accession Date: November 13, 1968)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

1893

Catalogue Raisonné

Wittrock P11; Delteil 341;

Dimensions

Sheet: 81 x 62.3 cm (31 7/8 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

68.721

Medium or Technique

Poster, crayon, brush, spatter and transferred screen lithograph, printed from four stones in olive-green, red, yellow and black

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints, Posters