Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (24 November 18649 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draftsman, and illustrator, whose immersion in the decadent and theatrical life of fin de siècle Paris yielded an oeuvre of provocative images of modern life.

Quotes[edit]

  • I have always been a pencil.
    • Quoted in: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, ‎Riva Castleman, ‎Wolfgang Wittrock (1985) Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: images of the 1890's . p. 44
  • Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired.
    • Quoted in: Peter McWilliams (1997) Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance. p. 23
  • I paint things as they are. I don't comment. I record.
    • Quoted in: Henry O. Dormann (2009) The Speaker's Book of Quotations, Updated and Revised. p. 26
  • Le vieux con!
    • The old fool!
    • Last words, quoted in: Art News Annual, Vol. 20, (1951), p. 82

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