Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

An important artist of post-impressionism, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec creates his first lithographs in 1891 and in the same year he becomes famous for his poster La Goulue lithographed for Moulin-Rouge. He is considered the official illustrator of the nightlife at that time in the Parisian cabarets. His works are characterized by strong lines, intense colours with a limited range and distinctive human figures. He is also considered one of the pioneers in the poster design.