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Inscription

lower right below plate mark in graphite: épreuve d'essai pour le 4e Etat de la planche (effaçage du cartel à droite) / Felix Buhot; lower right in plate: FB 1878; lower left in plate: a la place Piqalle (crossed out) Pigalle / 1878; lower left with red stamp: FB (Lugt 977); in upper right rectangular block, between café chair and dog, faintly inscribed in plate: Fontaine Pigalle; by later hand, lower right in graphite: 3873; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 9 / 54 (circled)

Provenance

James Goodfriend, New York; Helena Gunnarsson, Washington, DC; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 74, as Place Pigalle in 1878.
2005
The Prints of Félix Buhot: Impressions of City and Sea, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2005-2006, no. 7, as Place Pigalle in 1878.
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.