Danseuse de Montmartre. Raphael Kirchner (Austrian, 1876-1917). Best known for Art Nouveau and early pin-up work. Postcard.
Danseuses de Montmartre alludes to the intriguing theme of lesbian sexuality. Kirchner’s sophisticated and stylish take on the burgeoning hedonism of the 1910s became a hallmark for the era and helped define the new pinup aesthetic.