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Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French artist who lived in the late 1800’s. The 4’8” aristocrat was sickly most of his life with a congenital health condition similar to present-day osteoporosis, so he spent most of his days painting. Toulouse-Lautrec spent honed his craft in Paris’ well-known art district Montmartre with contemporaries like Vincent Van Gogh. The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento is currently exhibiting some of Toulouse-Latrec’s paintings, drawings, journals, theater posters and programs.

The exhibit, “Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910,” runs through April 26 and features. Crocker Art Museum Curator William Breazeale is responsible for arranging the exhibit. He’ll be giving a lecture about Toulouse-Latrec’s life and artwork Thursday night at 6:00.



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