I loved it Beautiful This Compassionate Narrative Combines With Reminiscences Of The Artist S Friends To Vividly Evoke Henri De Toulouse Lautrec S Tragic, Bohemian Life Sumptuous Reproductions Of Paintings, Prints, And Drawings Show Why His Artistic Influence Was So Great Illustrations, Many In Full Color Bibliography Index This is a small book with lots of pictures that tells the story of Henri Toulouse Lautrec who was born a noble He had a tragic accident that broke his left thigh bone in 1878 at thirteen years old But Henri was small he only looked ten at the time A year later he broke his right thigh bone, after that he was an invalid His father Comte Alphonse de Toulouse Lautrec liked hunting and falconry which Henri could not be apart of Henri turned to art with the help of his mother Henri s mother will support him In 1886 he even paints Van Gogh who he had become friendly with.The story is tragic though It has letters from Henri to his mom A sad story.. Excellent short book about his life, with lots of pictures and artwork, along with letters and other documents I hadn t realized he died so young. Toulouse Lautrec is one of my favourite artists, and I really enjoyed this book It was interesting to read about his background and history, and I especially enjoyed when they showed sketches in addition to completed works Tons of photos of his work be it paintings, illustrations or posters. Concise overview of the major life events of Henri de Toulouse Lautrec and the influential people and places from his life story which impacted his art Reproductions of the artist s work are included although not all are easy to see due to the layout of the book.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the
- 176 pages
- Toulouse-Lautrec: Scenes of the Night
- Claire Frèches
- 10 May 2019 Claire Frèches