Marcelle Lender Dancing the Bolero in "Chilpéric"  1896

by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec had a passion for the theater in all its forms, from the popular dance halls and cabarets to the avant-garde theaters of Paris. He was both a keen spectator and an active participant, designing posters, theater programs, scenery, and costumes for a number of theaters and stage productions. Although he was drawn to the spectacle of the performance,...
145 x 149 cm (57 1/16 x 58 11/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington