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1969 Color Print Clowness Cha-U-Kao Post-Impressionsim Henri Toulouse XAU8

1969 Color Print Clowness Cha-U-Kao Post-Impressionsim Henri Toulouse XAU8

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This is an original 1969 color print of "The Clowness Cha-U-Kao" that was originally painted with oil on cardboard. Cha-U-Kao was a dancer and clown at the Nouveau Cirque and the Moulin Rouge. This woman was a recurring figure in Lautrec's work and her acrobats and clown talents brought her close to the circus tradition that fascinated Lautrec.

CONDITION

This 42+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11.5 inches; 24 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de.

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Nov. 24, 1864 Ð Sep. 9, 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator. He was one of the greatest artists in Post-Impressionism and drew inspiration from the colorful and theatrical life in Paris. He suffered from a series of health problems and couldnÕt partake in a lot of normal adult activities so he immersed himself in his art. His career only lasted twenty years but in that time he created over 6,500 pieces of work. He excelled at capturing people in their working environment and crowded scenes in a sympathetic and dispassionate manner.

Keywords specific to this image: Woman, Costume, Fashion, Portrait

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