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Inscription

across top in stone: T-L; lower right in stone: P. Signac; lower left in stone: Application du Cercle Chromatique de Mr. Ch. Henry / Lith. EUGENE VERNEAU, 108, Rue de la Folie Méricort, Paris.; across top verso printed: LE / Théâtre Libre... / Lundi 10 Décembre 1888... / LA CHANCE DE FRANÇOISE... / LA MORT DU DUC D'ENGHIEN... / LE COR FLEURI

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. 2, as La Chance de Françoise (Françoise's Luck) by Georges Porto-Riche; La Mort du duc d'Enghien (The D...
Bibliography
1974
Kornfeld, Eberhard W. and Peter A. Wick. Catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre grave et lithographie de Paul Signac. Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein, 1974.
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, 15, no. 2.
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. 2.