Skip to Content
Today Open today 10–11 members | 11–5 public

La Traite des Blanches

A work made of lithograph in olive, red, yellow and black on cream wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of lithograph in olive, red, yellow and black on cream wove paper.




Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French, born Switzerland, 1859-1923)
printed by Charles Verneau (French, active 19th c.)
published by Le Journal (French, 1892-1944)
authored by Jean-Louis Dubut de Laforest (French, 1853-1902)

About this artwork


Currently Off View


Prints and Drawings


Théophile-Alexandre Pierre Steinlen


La Traite des Blanches


France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.



Lithograph in olive, red, yellow and black on cream wove paper


Image, incl registration marks; sheet cut within image at right margin: 79.5 × 57.6 cm (31 5/16 × 22 11/16 in.); Sheet: 80.4 × 60 cm (31 11/16 × 23 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number


IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.


Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions