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Inscription

upper left in stone: THÉATRE / LIBRE; lower left in stone: George AURIOL; center right verso printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / Saison 1889-90 / Vendredi 21 Mars 1890...; upper left verso printed: MÉNAGES D'ARTISTES... / LE MAITRE...; lower left verso printed: Paris. --Imprimerie Eugene VERNEAU, 108, rue de la Folie-Méricourt.

Provenance

Rodolphe Darzens, Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Atlas, Washington, D.C.; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1998
Artists and the Avant-Garde Theater in Paris, 1887-1900, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Academy Museum, New York, 1998-1999, no. 6, as Ménages d'artistes (Artists' Households) by Eugène Brieux; Le Maître (The Master) by Jean Jullien.
Bibliography
1992
Aitken, Geneviève. Artistes et Théâtres d'Avant-Garde: Programmes de Théâtre Illustrés, Paris 1890-1900. Exh. cat. Pont-Aven, Musée de Pont-Aven and tour, 1992, 16, no. 4.
1998
Artists and the Avant-Garde Theater in Paris, 1887-1900. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Academy Museum, New York, 1998-1999: no. 6.