View full screen - View 1 of Lot 3. LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE ÉGLANTINE (D. 361; ADR. 165; W. P21).
3

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE ÉGLANTINE (D. 361; ADR. 165; W. P21)

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE ÉGLANTINE (D. 361; ADR. 165; W. P21)

LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE ÉGLANTINE (D. 361; ADR. 165; W. P21)

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Lot sold:

18,900

USD

HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC

1864 - 1901

LA TROUPE DE MADEMOISELLE ÉGLANTINE (D. 361; ADR. 165; W. P21)


Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, Wittrock's C of D, on linen-backed wove paper, commissioned by Jane Avril, Paris, framed

sheet: 625 by 805 mm 24⅝ by 31⅝ in

The print is in good condition apart from discoloration, darker at the sheet edges, and a few small nicks, losses and tiny tears at the sheet edges, primarily at lower right. (Faint traces of surface soiling and an occasional inconspicuous handling crease.)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

La Troupe de Mademoiselle Églantine embodies the aesthetic for which Lautrec was best known and exemplifies the personalities of his most beloved subject: the dancing girl. Four women executing a variation of the can-can were a popular attraction on the Parisian stage, and the present work was developed with the input of its subjects. Églantine Demay and Jane Avril had strong opinions about the wording and the order of each entertainer’s billing, as dictated in their January 1896 letter to the artist. It was not unusual for Lautrec to allow his feelings for the performer, or their thoughts on how they were portrayed, to influence the final composition.