547A: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901, by Maurice
Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: Each: 8 1/8 x 10 3/8 in./20.6 x 26.3 cm Published by H. Floury, Paris The two-volume definitive work on the artist by his lifelong friend and manager, Maurice Joyant. Volume I, with 312 pages and subtitled “Peintre,” was published in 1926. It contains an original dry-point etching of Charles Maurin (Wittrock, 242). Volume II, with 284 pages and subtitled Dessins-Estampes-Affiches, was published in 1927, and also contains one original dry-point etching of “Monsieur X” (Wittrock, 246). Both volumes contain numerous color plates. No one knew Lautrec better than Joyant and it shows in the care and detail of presentation.