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By Colta Feller Ives, Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

The Metropolitan Museum has in its assortment a great physique of artwork in a number of media through the late-nineteenth-century French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. In showing a wide component of those works, the Metropolitan once more invitations the visitor—and the reader of this accompanying catalogue—to study the made from a unmarried fertile, creative, and tireless brain throughout the wealthy veins of fabric housed on the Museum. The exhibition additionally offers us the opportunity to re-examine the physique of labor when it comes to contemporary scholarship. also, seeing that a lot of Toulouse-Lautrec's paintings is on paper and will be exhibited for under intermittent and restricted classes of time, this exhibit has given us a chance to check those works from the perspective of conservation. certainly, because it became out, a few of the works on paper underwent huge remedy earlier than happening view.

The Museum's selection of artwork via Toulouse-Lautrec, the outcome principally of beneficiant donations from inner most creditors, comprises work, drawings, and examples of his best and most crucial prints. The artist excelled in lithography; 100 years in the past his daring, chronic experimenting gave this medium a completely new visual appeal simply while the centennial of its invention was once being marked in Europe. actually, with the wealth of examples on the Metropolitan Museum, we now can rejoice the bicentennial of lithography in the course of the works of Toulouse-Lautrec, the artist who nearly reinvented this medium.

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