Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • The Streetwalker, ca. 1890–91
    Henri de Toulouse–Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)
    Oil on cardboard; 25 1/2 x 21 in. (64.8 x 53.3 cm)
    The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (2003.20.13)

    As early as 1914 the woman in this painting was identified as a streetwalker. Her name, however, has been lost to history; only the nickname La Casque d'Or (Golden Helmet), which refers to her wig, has survived. She sits in the garden of Lautrec's Montmartre neighbor Monsieur Forest.

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  • The Streetwalker, ca. 1890–91
    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)
    Oil on cardboard; 25 1/2 x 21 in. (64.8 x 53.3 cm)
    The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (2003.20.13)


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