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Inscription

upper left in stone: THÉATRE / LIBRE; lower left in stone: George AURIOL; center right verso printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / Saison 1889-90 / Vendredi 13 Juin 1890...; across left verso printed: MYRANE... / LES CHAPONS... / De la part de MM. Emile BERGERAT. Lucien DESCAVES et Georges DARIEN; lower left verso printed: Paris. --Imp. Eugène VERNEAU, 108, rue de la Folie-Méricourt.

Provenance

Rodolphe Darzens, Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Atlas, Washington, D.C.; gift to NGA, 1995.

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, 16, under no. 4.
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. 16.