In Bed

In Bed
In-Bed-by-Henri-de-Toulouse-Lautrec
Artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Year 1893
Medium Oil on cardboard
Location Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Dimensions 21.3 x 27.8 in
54 x 70.5 cm
Famous Paintings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
In Bed: The Kiss, 1892
In Bed, 1893
Moulin Rouge: La Goulue, 1891
At the Moulin Rouge, 1892-1895
La Toilette, 1889
At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance, 1890
Complete Works

In Bed by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is a post-impressionism oil painting created on cardboard. It was completed in 1893 and is now on display at the Musée d’Orsay gallery in Paris, France.

Background

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is one of the most famous painters of the post-impressionist period. His paintings sell for millions of dollars today and In Bed is one of his most famous.

Appearance

This painting shows two people lying in bed next to each other while gazing into one another’s eyes. The woman is on the left while the man is on the right. Blankets up to her cheek and nose cover her face. The man’s face is covered up to his chin. Both are lying on pillows and facing toward each other. The sheets and pillows are white while the headboard behind them is brown. There is also a red blanket over the sheets that can be seen at the bottom of the painting.

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