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Inscription

lower center in stone: H. G. Ibels; upper left printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / PROGRAMME / DU 4me SPECTACLE / de la Saison 1892-1893; upper right printed: LE DEVOIR... / De la part de M. Louis BRUYERRE.; lower right printed: Paris. Imp. Eugène Verneau, 108, r. 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. 17, as Le Devoir (The Duty) by L. Bruyerre.
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, 26, no. 17 (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. 17.