M.Lender Sitting (1895) by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

M.Lender Sitting - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - 1895

Artwork Information

TitleM.Lender Sitting
ArtistHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Art MovementArt Nouveau (Modern)

About M.Lender Sitting

The artwork titled “M.Lender Sitting” is a creation by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from the year 1895. This work falls under the Art Nouveau movement, which is often characterized by its modern style and the usage of organic, flowing lines. Specifically, this piece is a sketch and study that provides insight into the artist’s working process and his exploration of form and character.

In the artwork, an individual is depicted seated in a relaxed pose. The figure appears to be a woman based on the style of the attire and the bun hairstyle. Her posture is informal, and she seems to be resting her cheek in her hand, suggestive of a moment of introspection or repose. The loose and expressive lines of the sketch capture the essence of the subject’s form as well as the folds of her garments with a delicate emphasis on detail and movement.

The background is lightly indicated, serving to bring the seated figure to the forefront of the composition. There is a particular focus on the subject’s facial expression, which conveys a sense of contemplative stillness. Overall, Toulouse-Lautrec’s deft hand lends the artwork a sense of immediacy and dynamic sketch-like quality that is typical of his studies, capturing more than just the physical likeness of the sitter but also the mood and atmosphere.

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