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Cycle Michael

A work made of brush lithograph in olive green on tan wove paper.
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  • A work made of brush lithograph in olive green on tan wove paper.

Date:

1896

Artist:

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French, 1864-1901

About this artwork

Lautrec was an enthusiastic fan of sporting events, emphasizing the late 19th-century French bicycling fervor in two posters (see 2015.278). Both were meant to advertise a new bicycle part to a ready audience of some half-million riders. However, the artist’s subtle preliminary version seen here was rejected, and the lithograph was never produced in more than one color. Instead Lautrec personally funded an edition of 200 monochrome impressions.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Title

Cycle Michael

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1896

Medium

Brush lithograph in olive green on tan wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 83.5 × 115 cm (32 7/8 × 45 5/16 in.); Sheet, sight: 88 × 126.5 cm (34 11/16 × 49 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection

Reference Number

1949.1026

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