Inscription

upper right in stone in ligature: T-L; center left printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / 5e Spectacle de la Saison / 1893-1894 / Le Missionaire...; lower right printed: De la part de M. Marcel LUGUET.

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. 26, as Le Missionnaire (The Missionary) by Marcel Luguet.
Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.
1954
Adhemar, Jean. Honore Daumier. Paris: Editions Pierre Tisne, 1954.
1985
Wittrock, Wolfgang, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints, 2 vols. London and New York, 1985.
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. 26.
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. 26.