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Toulouse-Lautrec By Bernard Denvir

by Bernard Denvir

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An account in the WORLD OF ART series of the achievements of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, as a graphic artist and as a painter, in which the author examines all the major influences on his life and work.
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Toulouse-Lautrec by Bernard Denvir

This account of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec strips away the mythology to look afresh at his achievements both as a graphic artist and as a painter. It revitalizes and adds depth to the well-known images, while a wealth of contemporary material - correspondence, reviews, anecdotes and reminiscences - sheds new light on the challenges that faced Lautrec. Bernard Denvir examines all the major influences on his life and work: the eccentricities and instabilities of his aristocratic background; the indignities of his handicaps; his education and artistic training; the theatres, bars, cafes and brothels to which he increasingly gravitated; and the political and social unease of late nineteenth-century France.

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About Bernard Denvir

Bernard Denvir has written widely on Impressionism and is also the author of and The Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of Impressionism.

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Toulouse-Lautrec by Bernard Denvir
Bernard Denvir
World of Art
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Thames & Hudson Ltd
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