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A Remarkable Friendship: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril

A Remarkable Friendship

At the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
Through Sunday, August 29

Jane Avril was one of the great stars of Paris during the late nineteenth century, regularly performing in dance halls and cabarets in Montmartre. At the height of her career, she befriended Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who rendered her leaving the famed Moulin Rouge cabaret after one of her concerts. This exhibition celebrates both artists, their unique friendship, and the world in which they thrived.

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