|Madame Abdala Lithograph by Toulouse-Lautrec
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Madame Abdala - Original Lithograph by Toulouse-Lautrec
Original brush and spatter lithograph on wove paper in black ink by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Artist's
mongram (Lugt 1338) on the stone lower right. Titled Madame Abdala, this work was published in 1893, as part of
a portfolio depicting popular performers in Parisian Cafe Concerts. Madame Abdala performed at a Parisian Concert Cafe named
Scala. The unusual shadows and highlights reflects stage lighting from below, typically at the front of the stage.
This impression comes from the regular edition of 500 on wove paper. (There was also a deluxe edition of 50 on laid Japan
paper.) The original portfolio was titles Les Cafe Concerts and contained 11 images by Toulouse-Lautrec and 11 images
by another artist Henri Gabriel Ibels. This image was plate 6.
References: Adhemar, Toulouse-Lautrec:
His Complete Lithographs and Drypoints, 35; Adriani, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Graphic Works, 21;
Wittrock, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints, Vol. 1, 23.
- Title: Madame Abdala
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
- Year of publication: 1893
- Image size: 10-5/8 in. H x 7-7/8 in. W (27.0 cm x 20.0 cm)
- Sheet size: 15-1/4 in. H x 12-1/2 in. W (38.7 cm x 31.8 cm)
- Framed size: 25 in. H x 22-1/4 in. W (63.5 cm
x 56.5 cm)
Elegantly framed in wood and gold frame. Finished with linen matte and gold fillet. All materials
are acid free and archival quality. Set behind a UV resistant acrylic cover.
|Wood and Gold Frame and UV-Resistant Acrylic
|Acid-Free Mounting and Gold Fillet