Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -
La Goulue entrant au Moulin Rouge / La Goulue Entering the Moulin Rouge.
1891-92. Oil on cardboard. 79.4 x 59 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.
(1866-1929) was a famous can-can dancer of German-Jewish descent, and student of the dancer and dancing teacher Jacques Renaudin (know as
Valentin le Desosse
, or Valentin the Boneless). She was one of the most famous dancers of her time, known for her flamboyant and vulgar style. She got her nickname "La Goulue" or "The Glutton" for her manner of taking food and drinks from the tables of nightclub customers as she was dancing.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Poster: Moulin Rouge - La Goulue
Au Moulin Rouge (La Goulue et la Môme Fromage)
Panel for La Goulue's Booth
La Goulue and Valentin, Waltz
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