avril drawing

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born today in 1864. The owner of The Divan Japonais, a cabaret in Montmartre, commissioned Toulouse-Lautrec to create this poster to attract customers to his club. Experience Belle Époque Paris through his eyes in The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters through March 22, 2015.

[Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Divan Japonais. 1893]