fin de siècle

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(French, ‘end of century’)

A term applied to the end of the 19th century, more specifically the 1890s, typified by the art of Toulouse-Lautrec which embodied a decadent gaiety.

Subjects: Literature — Art.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.