Shop art print and framed art The Laundress by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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Subjects : Genre scenes
Keywords : Painting, domestic, laundry, washerwoman
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To fully enjoy «The Laundress» by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, we recommend the medium size (77.6x60 cm) printed on hand stretched canvas, with the gilded mouldings - thin frame.
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The Laundress

La Blanchisseuse (The Laundress) is an 1886 oil-on-canvas painting by French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. In November 2005, it was sold for 22.4 million dollars at auction by Christie's. The subject of laundresses, also known as washerwomen, was a popular one in art, especially in France. La Blanchisseuse was painted by Toulouse-Lautrec and posed for by the sex worker Carmen Gaudin in 1886. This painting showcases the gritty life and working conditions endured by the working classes throughout the 19th century. The painting was in storage until 2005, when an anonymous buyer acquired it for 22.4 million dollars, breaking the record for the most expensive Lautrec painting sold at an [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the post-impressionism style.


« The Laundress » is kept at Private collection.


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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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