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Inscription

lower right below plate mark in graphite: à M. le Docteur / cordialement / Felix Buhot / Paris Juillet.1888; lower left in plate (central image): Felix Buhot / 1er Juillet 1878 Boulevard Clichy; lower left in plate (margin): F Buhot pinxt sc.; lower center in plate (margin): La Fête Nationale du 30 Juin / au Boulevard Clichy; lower right in plate (margin): L'UNIVERS; lower center on margin with red stamp: FB (Lugt 978); by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: APG 5673; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: 81EAL[W?]

Provenance

Private French collection (see graphite inscription on work); James Goodfriend, New York; Helena Gunnarsson, Washington, DC; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
2005
The Prints of Félix Buhot: Impressions of City and Sea, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2005-2006, no. 13, as National Holiday on the Boulevard de Clichy.
Bibliography
1899
Bourcard, Gustave. Felix Buhot: catalogue descriptif de son oeuvre grave. Paris: H. Floury, 1899. Reprint. With additions and revisions by James Goodfriend. New York: Martin Goodfriend, 1979.