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Inscription

lower center in stone: Ranson; upper right in stone: l'oeuvre / 22 / rue Turgot; lower right printed: "l'OEuvre" / Administration: 22, rue Turgot; 4e Saison---5e Spectacle / La Cloche Engloutie / Conte dramatique en cinq actes de Gerhart Hauptmann / Traduction de A.-F. Herold.../ Paris. Imp. Eugène Verneau, 108, r. Folie-Méricourt.; 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. 61, as La Cloche engloutie (The Sunken Bell) by Gerhart Hauptmann.
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, 82, no. 90.
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. 61.