Monday, February 25, 2013

A visit from the past: Toulouse-Lautrec

In case you missed Tuesday's chautauqua, here are some highlights:

Thanks to Sharon Stewart for organizing this event.  And thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding the visit!

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, presented by  Petr Jandacek (of Los Alamos).

ready for presentation to begin

The library was packed for this popular presentation.

Nice suit, scarf, and beard

 Mr Jandacek lives for his art

both figures of equal height and facial hair

Jandacek wouldn't travel without Toulouse-Lautrec

Many posters with pictures and text summarized the presentation

The history of Toulouse-Lautrec's life and illnesses 

False teeth, wigs, and two canes complete the transformation

Jandacek donned artificial orthodontics, wigs, and two canes for part of the talk

the table has bottles, paintings, maps, and photos of a very famous life

Toulouse-Lautrec presented many props to round out the character

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