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across top printed: L'OEUVRE / RUE TURGOT, 22 / SAISON 1897-1898; across bottom printed: L'ÉCHELLE LE BALCON / Trois actes de M. GUSTAVE VANZYPE Trois actes de M. GUNNAR HEIBERG / (Traduction de COMTE PROZOR); along left side printed: Editions spéciales des programmes artistiques de l'Art et la Scène (5, rue de Rougemont).

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. 65, as L'Echelle (The Ladder) by Gustave van Zype; Le Balcon (The Balcony) by Gunnar Heiberg.
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, 86, no. 97.
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. 65.