Bruant au Mirliton

Maker and role
Artist: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French, 1864-1901
Year
1893

Object detail

Media/Materials
Lithograph
Measurements
30 1/4 x 22 1/2in (76.8 x 57.2cm)
Credit line
Mary and Sylvan Lang Collection
Accession number
1975.98
Object type
Department
Location
Further information
At the Mirliton, a Paris cabaret owned by Aristide Bruant, Bruant also performed as a singer. On stage, he verbally abused his audences night after night. His songs about life in working-class suburbs attracted working-class clients, as well as artists and intellectuals.
Documentation
The Sylvan and Mary Lang Collection: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the Opening of the Sylvan and Mary Lang Galleries, March, 1973; 1973; no. 82
Toulouse-‚ÄčLautrec: The Complete Prints; Wolfgang Wittrock, Catherine E. Kuehn; 1985; P10
Signature & date
Signed in stone with cartouche l.r.
Subject period

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