Ancient Histories (Les Vielles Histoires)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1893

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Ancient Histories (Les Vielles Histoires)
  • Creator: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Date Created: 1893
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed on stone, lower left: monogram; stamped in red, lower left: monogram
  • Print State: Second of two states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1940
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph printed in five colors (keystone in olive green and color stones in grey, curry-brown, mauve, and turquoise-green) on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: literature (writings), music
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Edition of 100 published by Ondet; this lithograph was used as the title page for "Les Vielles Histoires, Repertoire Mondian," poems by Jean Goudey (Goudeski) with music by Desiré Dihau
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 365 mm x 545 mm (14.37 in. x 21.46 in.). Sheet dimensions: 450 mm x 625 mm (17.72 in. x 24.61 in.).
  • Bibliography: Wittrock 5 ii/ii; Adhémar 19 ii/iii; Loys Delteil 18 ii/iii
  • Associated People: Created by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901)
  • Artist Nationality : French
  • Artist Death: 1901
  • Artist Birth: 1864
  • Accession Number: 1940.D1.202


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