Le Rire - Au Moulin-Rouge

Le Rire - Au Moulin-Rouge

by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Circa 1898
9 W. x 12 H. inches (22 x 30 cm)
$270.00 paper

A original vintage illustration from Le Rire magazine.
The caption reads, "Entrance of Cha-u-kao"
Cha-U-Kao was the name of a French entertainer who performed at the Moulin Rouge and the Nouveau Cirque in the 1890s. Her stage name was also the name of a boisterous popular dance, similar to the can-can, which came from the French words "chahut", meaning 'noise' and "chaos". (Wikipedia)

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