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LOUISE STOWELL (American; nonetheless lively round 1930) Plate seventy six. Born and labored in Rochester, N. Y. ; student of Arthur W Dow; really expert in watercolors. H. THOMAS (French): Plate 222. HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (French; 1864–1901): Plates 2, eighty two, one hundred ten, 122, 238. Indefatigable sketcher of Parisian evening existence and lowlife; motivated through Degas and eastern artwork; painter and (from approximately 1893, prodded via Ibels) lithographer; exerted common impact (especially at the younger Picasso); his world-famous posters, menus and invites have been published in very small amounts, and originals have lengthy been quite infrequent. FERNAND TOUSSAINT (Belgian ; 1873–1955): Plate eighty. style painter FÉLlX VALLOTTON (French-Swiss; 1865–1925): Plate 119 Painter and photograph artist, aiming at power and readability of shape; has been referred to as “the Swiss Ingres”, in Paris from 1882; publication and journal illustrator; one of many renewers of the artwork of the woodcut VAN CASPEL (Dutch): Plate 240. ADOLPH WILLETTE (French; 1857–1926) Plates 14, forty three, 142, 194, bonus plates D, okay Painter, draftsman, printmaker, author; contributor to humor and satire magazines; many posters, booklet illustrations. RUDOLF WITZEL (German; born 1867): Plate 164. Painter and poster artist energetic in Munich from 1890 on; contributed to the well-known illustrated journal Jugend. CHARLES H(ERBERT) WOODBURY (American; 1864–1940): Plates 32, 112. Painter, etcher; studied in Paris; works received by way of many American museums 1 Jules Chéret 2 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec three Julius expense four Dudley Hardy five Jules Chéret 6 Henri-Gabriel Ibels 7 Georges Meunier eight Louis Rhead nine Jules Chéret 10 Georges de Feure eleven Lucien Lefèvre 12 Armand Rassenfosse thirteen Jules Chéret 14 Adolphe Willette 15 F-A. Cazals sixteen The Beggarstaffs 17 Jules Chéret 18 Eugène Grasset 19 Ferdinand Bac 20 Edward Penfield 21 Jules Chéret 22 Lucien Métivet 23 Maurice Réalier-Dumas 24 Maurice Greiffenhagen 25 Jules Chéret 26 Maurice Boutet de Monvel 27 Alphonse Maria Mucha 28 Edouard Duyck and Adolphe Crespin 29 Jules Chéret 30 Albert Guillaume 31 Georges Meunier 32 Charles H. Woodbury 33 Jules Chéret 34 Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen 35 good friend (Jean de Paleologu) 36 Arthur W Dow 37 Jules Chéret 38 Pierre Bonnard 39 Gaston Noury forty Henri Meunier forty-one Jules Chéret forty two Eugène Grasset forty three Adolphe Willette forty four William Carqueville forty five Jules Chéret forty six Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen forty seven Firmin Bouisset forty eight Dudley Hardy forty nine Jules Chéret 50 Eugène Grasset fifty one Jean-Louis Forain fifty two Will Bradley fifty three Jules Chéret fifty four Pierre Puvis de Chavannes fifty five Lucien Lefèvre fifty six Voytech Hynais fifty seven Jules Chéret fifty eight Etienne Moreau-Nélaton fifty nine Auguste Donnay 60 Alice R Glenny sixty one Jules Chéret sixty two Georges Meunier sixty three The Beggarstaffs sixty four Alejandro de Riquer sixty five Jules Chéret sixty six F.

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