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Inscription

across top in stone: THÉATRE DES PANTINS / 6 rue BaLLU / en / avant / no2 / F11; across bottom in stone: UBU ROI / comédie en cinq actes, d'ALFRED JARRY / Musique de CLAUDE TERRASSE... / PETITS POEMES / AMORPHES / de FRANC- / NOHAIN... / MARCHES DES POLONAIS / ...CHANSON DU DÉCERVELAGE...; lower left 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. 60, as Ubu Roi (King Ubu) by Alfred Jarry; Petits Poèmes amorphes (Little Amorphous Poems) by Franc-Nohain
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. 110.
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. 60.