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Cherepovets’ art lovers to visit Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris

An exhibition charting the life and work of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec has opened at the Art Museum in Cherepovets, Vologda Region.

The exhibition of the French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist depicting the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century will last till late April. The art lovers will have an opportunity to admire a collection of enticing, elegant and provocative images of the 19th century.

Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) is among the best-known painters of the Post-Impressionist period. He is most famous for advertising posters. The French artist was born into an aristocratic family but he chose to spend his short life depicting the bars and brothels of the city. Toulouse was the master of the modern poster.

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