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Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

 (1864 - 1901)
Henri Marie Raymond Toulouse-Lautrec was active/lived in France.  Henri ToulouseLautrec is known for demi-monde paintings, printmaking, illustration.

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Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

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Henri Toulouse-Lautrec became one of France's most prominent Post-Impressionist painters and capturing the night life of part of the city, was described as "the soul of Montmartre."  He also did a number of illustrations for the magazine Le Rire during the 1890s's.

Toulouse-Lautrec was born in Albi, France, in the mid-Pyranees region.  He was the first child of a Count and Countess whose aristocratic lineage dated back over a thousand years but whose fortune had collapsed before he was born.  At birth, they gave him the full name of Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec Monfa.  The parents were first cousins, and credited to inbreeding were the many birth defects that Henri suffered includ  ...  Displaying 750 of 2882 characters.



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About  Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

Born:  1864 - Albi, France
Died:   1901 - Malrome, France
Known for:  demi-monde paintings, printmaking, illustration