Happy Easter all you Beauties!
Another popular figure in Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec’s work was the dancer Jane Avril. She was adored by audiences when she first started at the Moulin Rouge, taking the place of La Goulue, even though her performances were much less risque than her predecessor.
Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec sketched and painted many popular dancers and singers of the cabarets and dance halls he frequented. One of them being the outrageous dancer Louise Weber known as, La Goulue, or The Glutton. Isn’t her twisty-loopy-topknot so fun and ridiculous!?
One Great Artist; Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec
Ever since my mother was a young lady, she was a dancer, a can-can dancer. Throughout her career she developed a love for all things french can-can. And from her collection of can-can paraphernalia, she unknowingly planted the seed of my obsession with french culture. I always grew up knowing about the work of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, our kitchen ware was covered in it, and we had a few...