Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draftsman, and illustrator. The period he created his art was known as the Belle Epoque and his focus was on the decadence in Parisian society. Nicknamed La Melinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge. Her fame was assured by a series of dazzlingly inventive posters designed by the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Jane Avril became an emblematic figure in Lautrec's world of dancers, cabaret singers, musicians and prostitutes.1893/France
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