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Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril Gallery

AN EXHIBITION entitled Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin Rouge will be on display at The Courtauld Gallery from June 16 to September 18, 2011.

Nicknamed La Mélinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril (1868-1943) was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Known for her alluring style and exotic persona, her fame was assured by a series of dazzlingly inventive posters designed by the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901).

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PreviousNext Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901). Jane Avril, c.1891–92. Oil on cardboard, 63.2 x 42.2 cm. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Photo: Michael Agee. 2 of 10

 

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