Art Nouveau In Europe and North America
My challenge for this year is using Art Nouveau expressions in portrait.
Can Can .
This is an illustration by Toulouse-Lautrec.
He was drawn to the every day life of inhabitants of Montmartre, where he lived. He depicted, for example Louise Weber and her partner Renaudin. This poster was a reflection of their nicknames; La Goulue = The Glutton, Valentin le Désossé = The Boneless.
Raw edge appliqué, stitched down.
Machine quilted, some enhancements with pens.
Pillowcase binding and hand hem stitched.
Size: H10" W8"