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Poster "Lautrec Woman pulling up her stocking"

REF IA200577 EAN 3336729120987

 Poster "Lautrec Woman pulling up her stocking"

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Poster "Lautrec Woman pulling up her stocking"

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Woman pulling her stocking, 1894 I Oil on cardboard. H. 68; L. 43 cm I Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi I © Photo musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi 2019 I © Rmn - GP, Paris

In an almost classic posture, which could be that of a model, Lautrec removes the graceful silhouette of a woman adjusting her stocking. Entering the intimacy of brothel girls, he can crunch each of their attitudes on the spot, or take them back to the workshop; "Woman pulling her stocking" would fully justify Joyant's motive to explain why Lautrec regularly and assiduously frequents brothels: "La was the nude, the moving nude, not the conventional nude of the workshop with models that haunt [... ]
Lautrec had had enough of professional models; he needed beings even closer to nature, whose gestures and attitudes were not hindered.