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The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge

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The impact of Japanese woodblock prints on advanced art is evident here in the use of broad planes of color, bold silhouettes, and an unusual perspective on the figures: two dancers known as Rayon d'Or (Golden Ray) and La Sauterelle (The Grasshopper), who converse or flirt with...

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Inscription

l. l.: signed and numbered T Lautrec no. 18

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955) Boston; bequest to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

L'Anglais au Moulin-Rouge, 1892

1892

Catalogue Raisonné

Wittrock 002; Delteil 012

Dimensions

Image: 47 x 37.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.) Sheet: 62.2 x 48.5 cm (24 1/2 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.746

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph printed in olive-green, aubergine, blue, red, yellow and black

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