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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), Georges Clemenceau et l'oculiste Mayer from Au Pied du Sinai, lithograph on paper, depicting Clemenceau, the Prime Minister of France, trying on a pair of glasses. Signed in the stone lower left. Pencil inscriptions to back of frame and lower edge of sheet with possible accession or catalog reference numbers and title. Framed under glass in a newer giltwood frame with beige linen mat and gilt fillet. Sheet: 10 1/4" H x 7 1/2" W. Image: 7" H x 5 5/8" W. Framed: 27" H x 25" W. Circa 1898. Provenance: Estate of Carl W. Klein, Brentwood, TN. Note: Another example is in the collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art. The inspiration for this Lautrec illustration came from Clemenceau's story about recognizing the need for glasses for aging eyes, entitled "How I Became Presbyopic," detailed in a JAMA Ophthalmology article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/412182 Condition: Image overall very good condition with a small spot of foxing lower center of image. Sheet perimeter has acid burn (under mat).