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Inscription

lower center in plate just below image: Imp. Lemercier & Cie. Paris.; lower right in plate within image: Manet; lower center in plate: Féroce & rose avec du feu dans sa prunelle, / Effronté, saoul, divin, c'est lui Polichinelle! / Théodore de Banville.

Provenance

(Paul Prouté, Paris); purchased by NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 18.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, 2011, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1970
Harris, Jean C. Edouard Manet, graphic works; a definitive catalogue raisonne. New York: Collector's Editions, 1970.
2010
Jones, Kimberly A. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. (Exh. cat. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011). Washington, 2010.