Henri Toulouse Lautrec Paintings Oil Painting Reproductions
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Henri Toulouse-Lautrec possesses one of the most interest lives of any of the famous French painters, partially due to the circumstances of his life and partially due to the time and place that his artistic career flourished. Born in 1864 in Albi, France, Toulouse-Latrecís early life was plagued with difficulty. He broke his legs as a child and as the result of a genetic condition brought on by inbreeding, they were unable to heal, causing Toulouse-Latrec to turn to art since his athletic potential was so greatly reduced. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec artwork is known as post-impressionist with tendencies that signify the coming movements of art noveau and modern art. He received additional artistic training with Leon Bonnat and Fernand Cormon The paintings of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec possessed a very linear, and often graphic quality which was most likely influenced by the Japanese wood block prints that were favored by Degas toward the mature phase of his career. Because much of his work is so linear in nature, with thinly applied paint, it looks very similar to the results of the lithography process and he did in fact, experiment with lithography as a medium. The style of many Henri Toulouse-Lautrec paintings has been copied by countless artists as a trendy old-French advertisement for the Moulin Rouge because he is one of the first artists to employ the use of the poster as art. During his career, he had little discretion with the types of art commissions he accepted: anything from sheet music and books to traditional commissions or menus. Toulouse-Lautrec spent a great amount of time at the Moulin Rouge because it was the height of the bohemian lifestyle in Paris and the Moulin Rouge in Montmarte was the popular place to be at the time. The subjects of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec oil paintings and other artworks were often scenes from the bohemian lifestyle of this area which depicted scenes of the working class in caberet, nightclubs, and brothels. Despite an artistic career which only lasted fifteen years due to an early death resulting from complications of alcoholism and syphilis, Toulouse-Latrec oil paintings numbered in the seven hundreds and he had also produced 275 watercolors, 369 posters, and nearly 5000 drawings. He did favor an unfinished appearance for the final version of his paintings which displayed the original lines of sketching. Critics who dislike Henri Toulouse-Lautrec artwork often comment on the lack of emotion portrayed in his representation of the subjects. Their complaint is that Toulouse-Latrec merely recorded the colors and lights of the garish scenes inherent to his lifestyle rather than attempting to expand his talent by evoking emotions through the representations of women and other subjects in his paintings and drawings. Some of the most famous examples of oil paintings of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and other works of art are: At the Moulin Rouge, Woman Pulling up her Stocking, Alone, Ambassadeurs: Aristide Bruant, Avril, The Two Girlfriends, Nude Woman Seated on a Divan, The Dance at the Moulin Rouge, and Yvette Guilbert.