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Inscription

lower center in stone: Steinlen; upper left in stone: L'ENNEMI / DU PEUPLE; center right printed: donné par l'OEuvre / LE 18 FÉVRIER 1899...

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. 66, as L'Ennemi du peuple (The Enemy of the People) by Henrik Ibsen.
Bibliography
1913
Crauzat, E. de. L'oeuvre grave et lithographie de Steinlen. Paris: Societe de propagation des livres d'art, 1913.
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, 90, no. 104.
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. 66.