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Inscription

by later hand, lower left in pen and black ink: van Rysselberghe; by later hand, lower center in pen and black ink: E Verhaeren; upper left printed: "L'OEUVRE" / Direction LUGNÉ-POE; upper right printed: Le Cloître / pièce en quatre actes d'EMILE VERHAEREN...

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. 67, as Le Cloître (The Cloister) by Emile Verhaeren.
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, 91, no. 106.
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. 67.