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Inscription

lower right in stone: H G. Ibels; upper left printed: A BAS LE PROGRES!... / MADEMOISELLE JULIE... / LE MÉNAGE BRÉSILE / De la part de MM. Edmond de Goncourt, Auguste Strindberg et de Casanove, / et de M. Romain Coolus; upper right printed: LE THÉATRE / LIBRE / PROGRAMME / du 3me / SPECTACLE / de la Saison / 1892-1893; lower right printed: 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. 15, as A Bas Le Progrès! (Down with Progress!) by Edmond de Goncourt; Mademoiselle Julie by Auguste....
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, 25, no. 16 (proof before letters).
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. 15.