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upper left printed: Théâtre / de L'OEUVRE / IVe saison 2e Spectacle / Ubu Roi / Comédie dramatique / en 5 actes / d'Alfred Jarry...; along right side printed: Georges BANS, Directeur / 50, Boulevard Latour-Maubourg / PARIS...

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. 59, as Ubu Roi (King Ubu) by Alfred Jarry.
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, no. 87C.
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. 59.