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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 - 1901)

Lot 232: CYCLE MICHAEL

Christie's

June 3, 2008
London, United Kingdom

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Description

TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE (1864-1901)
CYCLE MICHAEL
lithograph in colours, 1896, condition A-; backed on linen, framed
35 x 49½in. (89 x 126cm.)

Artist or Maker

Lautrec, Henri De Toulouse (1864-1901)

Literature

Adriani, 188
Delteil, 359
Wittrock, P25

Notes

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Lautrec was an enthusiastic follower of cycling, and created this poster to advertise a new bicycle chain for the Simpson Cycle and Bicycle Chain Company. The poster was not used however, as Lautrec drew the chain incorrectly. Despite this, he still printed an edition aimed at racing fans.

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