Vintage framed French poster under glass, created for Jane Avril. Purchased at auction. Nicely framed. Heavy weight. 24″ x 31″. Selling at $150.00. See our post on Etsy.com at ContessasHome
Jane Avril (1868–1943) was a French can-can dancer made famous by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec through his paintings. Extremely thin, ‘given to jerky movements and sudden contortions’, she was nicknamed La Mélinite, after an explosive.