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lower right embossed: ALEXANDRE CHARPENTIER; upper left printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / Saison 1889-1890; center left printed: ...AU TEMPS DE LA BALLADE...; center right printed: L'ÉCOLE DES VEUFS...; across bottom printed: Mercredi 27 Novembre 1889.... / De la part de MM. GEORGES ANCEY ET GEORGE BOIS. / Paris. -Imp. Eugène 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. 4, as L'Ecole des veufs (School for Widowers) by Georges Ancey; Au Temps de la ballade (In the Time of....
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, under no. 11.
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. 4.