Moulin Rouge La Goulue by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Book Box


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Stash your valuables away from prying eyes with this Book Box version of Moulin Rouge La Goulue by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Our book boxes are hand crafted quality products with various designs printed on leatherette and hand binded to a wood book box frame. Great for storage on a book shelf, coffee, office, or side table or an accent for your interior design.

Exterior Dimensions:
Large box: 10.5" x 8" x 2.75" Small box: 8.25" x 5.85" x 2"
Interior Dimensions:
Large box: 9.65" x 6.4" x 2.25" deep. Small box: 7.35" x 4.25" x 1.5" deep.

Moulin Rouge: La Goulue is a poster by French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. It is a colour lithograph from 1891, probably printed in about 3,000 copies, advertising the famous dancers La Goulue and "No-Bones" Valentin, and the new Paris dance hall Moulin Rouge. Although most examples were pasted as advertising posters and lost, surviving examples are in the collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and many other institutions. Moulin Rouge: La Goulue is a bold, four-color lithograph depicting the famous cancan dancer La Goulue and her flexible partner Valentine le désossé made to advertise the popular French club, Moulin Rouge. Their audience is reduced to silhouettes in order to focus attention on the performers and evoke the Japanese art then in vogue. The triple repetition of the club's name draws the focus down to the central figure of the poster, La Goulue herself. The stark white of her petticoats, depicted with just a few lines on the white paper, epitomizes Toulouse-Lautrec's boldly simplistic style, a sharp break from the text-heavy posters of the day.


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