Henri Touluse Lautrec

Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa or just Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French painter, printmaker, draftsman, and illustrator. His immersion in the colorful life and theatrical century fin de Paris gave a piece of exciting images, elegant and challenging modern life and sometimes decadent time. Toulouse-Lautrec is known with Cezanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin and as one of the greatest painters of the post-impressionists.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa was born in Albi, Tarn in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France, the eldest son of Count and Countess Adele Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec. It has been a member of an aristocratic family (descendants of the Counts of Toulouse and Lautrec and the Viscounts of Montfa, a village and commune in the Tarn department of southern France). A younger brother was also born in the family August 28, 1867, but died the following year.
After the death of his brother and his parents separated a nanny took care of Henry through this period. At the age of 8 years, Henry has to live with his mother in Paris. There, he began drawing his first sketches and cartoons on his exercise books. The family soon realized that the talent of Henry slept with drawing and painting, and a friend of his father named Rene Princeteau visited sometimes give informal lessons. Some early paintings by Henri horses are a specialty of Princeteau, and something he would later visit his "Paintings Circus'. In 1875, Henry returned to Albi because his mother recognized his health problems. It took baths Thermal in Amélie-les-Bains and his mother consulted doctors in the hope of finding a way to improve her son's growth and development.
The count and countess were themselves first cousins, Henry two grandmothers were sisters, and Henri suffered from a number of congenital health conditions attributed to this tradition of inbreeding. At the age of 13, Henri fractured bone in his right thigh, and 14, left. The breaks do not heal properly....