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.