Toulouse-Lautrec at Ara Pacis

The Exposition in Rome

With about 170 works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, the Ara Pacis Museum in Rome becomes the set of the major exhibition of Toulouse-Lautrec, the painter of bohemian Paris of the late nineteenth century, tracing the artist's life from 1891 to 1900, disappeared at only 36.

The exhibition, sponsored by the the municipality of Rome, is produced by Arthemisia Group and organized with Zètema Culture Project and will show to Rome the flower collection of works by Toulouse-Lautrec preserved at Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest (Szépmű vészeti Múzeum), one of the most important in Europe, with masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.

For this big occasion in Rome, cured by Zsuzsa Gonda and Kata Bodor, about 170 lithographs from the collection (including eight large format posters and two covers of the albums of the singer, actress and French writer Yvette Guilbert with about 10 lithographs) will be transferred from Budapest to the Ara Pacis Museum from 4 December 2015 to 8 May 2016.

Through this exhibition you will be known all round the graphic work of Toulouse-Lautrec posters, illustrations, music production stuff, some of which are rarities because printed in limited editions, signed and numbered and accompanied by the dedication of the artist .

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