Henri De Toulouse|Lautrec

Henri De Toulouse|Lautrec

Name Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1864-11-24
Place of Birth France
Age 36 yrs
Death Date 1901-09-09
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

Remembered for such Post-Impressionist paintings as “A Box at the Theater” (1896) and “The Laundress” (1889), this nineteenth-century French painter is equally famous for his colorful posters depicting cabaret scenes from Paris’ Moulin Rouge.

Early Life Experience of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

From his early childhood years, he suffered from health problems that disrupted his growth and left him permanently physically disabled and much shorter in stature than the average man.

Trivia Info

Over the course of his career, he created more than 6,000 works of art, including watercolors, posters, drawings, prints, and ceramics. In 2005, his painting La Blanchisseuse (The Laundress) sold for over twenty-two million United States dollars.

Family Life and Relationship

He was born in Albi, France and raised primarily in Paris as the child of aristocrats Adele Tapie de Celeyran and Comte Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa. When he was four years old, he dealt with both the death of his younger brother and his parents’ subsequent separation.

Close Associates

He was a close friend of the famous Irish author Oscar Wilde.

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