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upper left in stone: T-L / 96; lower right printed: COMÉDIE-PARISIENNE / Au Bénéfice de Madame Louise FRANCE / PREMIER PRESÉNTATION / DE / LA LÉPREUSE / Tragédie Léendaire en 3 Actes / DE M. HENRY BATAILLE...

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Atlas, Washington, DC; gift to NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
2005
"Le théâtre de l'Oeuvre, 1893-1900: Naissance du théâtre moderne", Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2005, no. 111.
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.
1998
Boyer, Patricia. 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. 95.