TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Henri de
(b. 1864, Albi, d. 1901, Château Malromé, Langon)

Monsieur Delaport in the Jardin de Paris

1893
Oil on cardboard, 76 x 70 cm
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

Lautrec's paintings of men represent excellent dancers, old gentlemen or young pimps, and men waiting for their girls. The women flutter round them, and the silhouettes of these men, all occupying the foreground, take on a bas-relief quality. All of them are Lautrec's friend.