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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents the MFAH 16th Annual Virginia and Ira Jackson Lecture: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Paris, Wednesday, September 25 at 6:30pm. Presented by Mary Weaver Chapin, PhD, curator of graphic arts, Portland Art Museum, Oregon; author of "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries."Paris in the 1890s was a city bursting with entertainment, from the circus to the cabaret to the dance hall. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was among the finest chroniclers of this period, recording and interpreting his world through his magnificent prints, drawings, posters, and paintings. This illustrated presentation explores how the artist navigated the city, focusing on his favorite celebrities, dance halls, and the nightlife that made the city famous the world over.A reception and book signing, sponsored by the MFAH patron group Art + Paper.This lecture receives generous support from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Endowment at the MFAH, and is dedicated in fond memory of Virginia (1919–2007) and Ira Jackson (1920–2013).