Henri Fantin-Latour (1846-1904) was a French Impressionist painter and lithographer. He was a student of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was influenced by the symbolist movement.
Although he created some ingenious lithographs, Henri Fantin-Latour is best known for his portraits of Parisian friends, who all belonged to new movements of the French artistic and intellectual elite.
In this article, you can read about and see two of Henri Fantin-Latour's famous Impressionist portraits:
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