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center in stone: t. Synave; lower center in stone: t. Synave; center left printed: L'AME INVISIBLE / Le Théâtre Libre / 3me Spectacle / Saison 1895-1896 / L'AME INVISIBLE / Pièce en trois actes, en prose, de M. CLAUDE BERTON....; upper right in stone: Mlle fifi; lower right printed: Drame en un acte en prose / Tiré de ka Nouvelle de Guy de Maupassant / Par M. OCTAVE MÉTÉNIER...; lower center printed: Paris.--Imp. Eug. Verneau, 18, rue de la Folie-Méricourt.

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. 30, as L'Ame invisible (Invisible Soul) by Claude Berton; Mademoiselle Fifi by Oscar Méténier, taken fr...
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, 32, no. 37.
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. 30.