Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

1864 - 1901

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Comte Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist and illustrator whose immersion in the colorful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant, and provocative images of the modern, sometimes decadent, affairs of those times. Toulouse-Lautrec is among the best-known painters of the Post-Impressionist period, with Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Georges Seurat. In a 2005 auction at Christie's auction house, La Blanchisseuse, his early painting of a young laundress, sold for US$22.4 million and set a new record for the artist for a price at auction.Born into the aristocracy, Toulouse-Lautrec broke both his legs around the time of his adolescence and, due to an unknown medical condition, was very short as an adult due to his undersized legs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec has received more than 3,374,227 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is the 46th most popular painter (down from 44th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from France (down from 85th in 2019) and the 13th most popular French Painter.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is most famous for his paintings and drawings of Parisian nightlife in the late 1800s.

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Among painters, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ranks 46 out of 1,428Before him are Joan Miró, Masaccio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Tintoretto, Gustave Courbet, and Nicolas Poussin. After him are Caspar David Friedrich, Paul Klee, Egon Schiele, Kazimir Malevich, Andrea del Verrocchio, and Georges Braque.

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Among people born in 1864, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ranks 2Before him is Max Weber. After him are Richard Strauss, Alois Alzheimer, Camille Claudel, Wilhelm Wien, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Maurice Leblanc, Miguel de Unamuno, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1901, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ranks 3Before him are Giuseppe Verdi and Queen Victoria. After him are Victoria, Princess Royal, Johanna Spyri, Benjamin Harrison, Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Milan I of Serbia, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, and Charles Hermite.

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Among people born in France, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ranks 94 out of 5,234Before him are Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Marcel Duchamp (1887), Louis IX of France (1214), Gustave Courbet (1819), Peter Abelard (1079), and Nicolas Poussin (1594). After him are Charles X of France (1757), Napoleon II (1811), Louis XVIII of France (1755), André Gide (1869), Rudolf Diesel (1858), and Bernard of Clairvaux (1090).

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Among painters born in France, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ranks 13Before him are Eugène Delacroix (1798), Edgar Degas (1834), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), and Nicolas Poussin (1594). After him are Georges Braque (1882), Jean-François Millet (1814), Théodore Géricault (1791), Georges Seurat (1859), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), and Honoré Daumier (1808).