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Woman in the Garden of Monsieur Forest  1891

by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

From 1889 to 1891, Lautrec experimented with the plein-air approach of the Impressionists, producing a group of studies showing figures set against the foliage in the garden of Monsieur (Père) Forest, his neighbor in the Paris district of Montmartre. Lautrec referred to these self-imposed exercises in technique as "impositions," for which friends as well as models posed. T...
21 7/8 x 18 1/4 in. (55.6 x 46.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art