ANNA HELD

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
ANNA HELD
Lithograph
1898

An original Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Lithograph print.

1898

Original lithograph printed in black ink on beige wove paper.

Signed on the stone with the artist’s monogram device upper right.

A fine impression of the only state from the second edition of 40 (apart from the first edition of 400 published sometime between 1901 and 1906). One of thirteen plates issued in the album Treize Lithographies par H. de Toulouse-Lautrec / Tirage Spécial pour Les XX, published by and for the members of the Société de XX, circa 1913

Catalog: Wittrock 251; Delteil 156; Adhémar 173; Adriani 266.

11 1/2 x 9 9/16 inches

Sheet Size: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches

Anna Held (1865-1918) was a café performer at the Eldorado and La Scala, and leading actress at the Yiddish Theatre Company in Paris until 1895 when she moved to New York. She played mainly in musical comedies and married Florenz Ziegfeld, founder of the Ziegfeld Folies.