1892. Oil on cardboard. 85.5 x 45 cm. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. Read Note.
Jane Avril (1868-1943), real name Jeanne Beaudon, was a can-can dancer who performed at the Moulin Rouge (among other venues). She was one of most celebrated and best-known dancers of her day.
See also: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Jane Avril Dancing. Jane Avril. Back View. Jane Avril Entering the Moulin Rouge. Jane Avril sortant du Moulin Rouge / Jane Avril Leaving the Moulin Rouge. Poster: Jane Avril at the Jardin de Paris. Jane Avril. Jane Avril.