Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Portrait of Suzanne Valadon

Portrait of Suzanne Valadon: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Here Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec paints a portrait of Suzanne Valadon, a fellow painter, in the autumn of 1885 in a woodland area.

Valadon was the first female painter to be admitted to the Society of Beaux-Arts. She was also a prominent model for the Impressionists and appears in Renoir’s Dance at Bougival among many other paintings. Toulouse-Lautrec and Valadon both lived in Montmartre, Northern Paris and were friends.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Portrait of Suzanne Valadon is in the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires.

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