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lower center vertically in plate: SCH CARLOZ; center right printed: LE / THÉATRE LIBRE / Premier Spectacle de la Saison 1890-1891 / L'Honneur... / De la part de M. Henry FÉVRE; lower center printed: May, Motteroz.--Imp. r.C.; lower center in plate: j-l forain; lower left in plate: FLORIAN-; lower left printed: --N'insiste pas, le père est ruiné.; upper right verso printed: REVUE ILLUSTRÉE...

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, 18, no. 6.
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. 17. fig. 10.