I’ve never been to a performance at the Moulin Rouge, and it is unlikely I ever will go. Nevertheless, on my recent trip to gay Paree, I took a guided tour through the area of Montmartre and this is where we started.
It threw me right back to late 19th century French painting, especially with Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. How I do love his posters of this genre! Before I add some of them, please enjoy these candid shots taken on a cold December morning in 2018.
And now, the real thing(s):