Jean-Louis Forain

(France 23 Oct 1852 – 11 Jul 1931)

Danseuses dans leur loge

Location
Not on display
Further information

A painter, watercolourist, lithographer and etcher, Jean-Louis Forain studied at the École des Beaux-Arts under Jean-Léon Gérôme as well as the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. He became a follower of Degas and joined the Impressionist circle, exhibiting in the fourth Impressionist exhibition in 1879. Forain made his reputation with depictions of popular entertainments such as the café-concert and the ballet, as well as dancers and women at their toilette.

Year
circa 1876
Media
Print
Medium
etching
Dimensions
16.0 x 11.6 cm platemark; 27.9 x 22.1 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed u.l., incised plate "L. Forain". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession number
143.2013
Provenance
Hendrik Kolenberg, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Purchased by Kolenberg 1970s