Henri de TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901)
Ballade de Noël (original French title)
Lithograph in black in on wove paper.
References: Delteil 130; Adriani 146; Wittrock 125.
First state, before letters. Edition of 20 in this state. Extremely scarce in this state.
This image was created as an illustration of Désiré Dihau’s Mélodies, published by C. Joubert, Paris. With letters, this edition is common.
Signed with the artist’s red orange monogram stamp (Lugt 1338), and numbered “6” in pencil.