Full size (printed in 1895) sold for $ 27,600 US, Poster Auctions
International, N.Y. Lot 678, Nov. 2000.
"There was nothing to hold the attention in her pale, almost clownlike
face, but her agility, her purely English choreographic skill, acquired
in the spectacular English pantomimes which abound in troupes of
dancing girls, were at the time revolutionary...
Jane Avril earnestly took upon herself the tutelage of May Milton.
In spite of her support and Lautrec's poster (which was allegedly
prepared for an American tour which never materialized) May Milton
appeared at the Rue Fontaine for only one winter. Nothing is known
of where she had been born or of what became of her. Her fame is
entirely due to Lautrec" (Dortu
During the 1960s the renowned French printer, Mourlot Freres, printed
this superb series "Les Affiches de Toulouse-Lautrec"
for collectors. They are reduced lithographic versions of Lautrec's
most famous works. They are truly the most beautiful printing we
have been able to find in this size format.
As vintage printings of Lautrec's work, in all formats, reach high
prices, this mid-century printing offers a superb alternative at
a reasonable price that will only appreciate in value.