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Inscription

lower right in stone in ligature: FV; upper left in stone: Theâtre de l'Oeuvre / Vendredi 14 Decembre / PERE / tragédie de 3 actes / de Aug. Strinberg...; by later hand, lower right in graphite: Godefroy No 52

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. 44, as Père (Father) by Auguste Strindberg.
Bibliography
1972
Vallotton, Maxime and Charles Goerg. Felix Vallotton, catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre grave et lithographie; catalogue raisonne of the printed graphic work. Geneva: Les Editions de Bonvent, 1972.
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, 64, no. 68.
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. 44.