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Inscription

lower right stone: Henri Rivière; center left stone: THEATRE LIBRE; lower left printed: Imp. EUGENE VERNEAU, 108, r. Folie-Méricourt, Paris; across center left verso printed: LES REVENANTS... / LA PECHE... / De la part de MM. Henrik IBSEN, Henry CÉARD et Rodolphe Darzens / Paris. -Imp. Eugène VERNEAU, 108, rue de la Folie-Méricourt; across center right verso printed: LE THÉATRE LIBRE / Saison 1889-90 / Vendredi 30 Mai 1890...

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. 5, as Les Revenants (Ghosts) by Henrik Ibsen; La Pêche (Fishing) by Henri Céard.
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, 17, under no. 5.
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. 5.