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Inscription

lower left in stone: H G. Ibels; upper left printed: LES FOSSILES...; lower center printed: De la part de M. François de CUREL.; along right side printed: LE / THÉATRE / LIBRE / Programme / du / 2me SPECTACLE / de la Saison / 1892-1893; 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. 14, as Les Fossiles (The Fossils) by François de Curel.
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, 24, no. 15.
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. 14.