Dance at the Moulin Rouge

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Color print of two women dancing together near another dancing couple, with other figures in the background

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901) 
Dance at the Moulin Rouge, 1897
Lithograph printed in gray-black, blue-gray, red, yellow, and green on cream wove paper
18 1/2 x 14 in. (47 x 35.5 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1962.119

Miss Cha-U-Kao is shown here waltzing with her lover in a moment of leisure at the Moulin Rouge. Their nearly identical walking suits and the shared contour line dividing them convey the couple’s intimacy. 


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