At the Moulin Rouge

At the Moulin Rouge
Artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Year 1892-1895
Medium Oil-on-canvas
Location Art Institute of Chicago.
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

At the Moulin Rouge by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was painted from 1892 to 1895 and is oil on canvas. It is currently on display at the Art Institute of Chicago


Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec painted this to show the Moulin Rouge cabaret that was popular in Paris. The people in the painting actually worked at the cabaret when it was painted.


In the painting are many people, from men sitting at tables to mademoiselles getting their girls ready. Some people are enjoying beverages while others are standing up and talking. One important person in the painting is Mademoiselle Nelly C, who is in the right foreground. Even Lautrec is present in the painting near the background with Gabriel Tapié de Céleyran. The walls are brown and teal color and there are brown chairs that can be seen as well. Everyone is dressed nicely, either in suits or long dark dresses with hats.

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