Lot 666: The Ault & Wiborg Co. 1896
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 12 5/8 x 18 1/4 in./32 x 46.3 cm Courier Lithographic Co., Buffalo (not shown) Lautrec's smallest poster is also the only one executed by him on zinc plates and the only one printed in the United States. He sent the plates to the Cincinnati ink and printing company, Ault and Wiborg, who commissioned it from him. It represents the actress Emilienne d'Alençon and Lautrec's cousin, Dr. Gabriel Tapié de Céleyran, in a loge. Lautrec also printed a small edition under the title "Au Concert in Paris.
Condition Report: A. Framed.
Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 18 1/4 in./32 x 46.3 cm
Artist or Maker: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901)