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Inscription

lower left in stone (backwards): JAN / TOOROP; upper right printed: Troisième saison / 1re soirée / Venise sauvée / Pièce en 5 actes d'Otway / Adaptation de GIL-PENE...; across botton in stone: L'OEUVRE ADMINISTRATION / 23 RUE TURGOT

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. 51, as Venise sauvée (Venice Preserved) by Thomas Otway.
Bibliography
1969
J. Verbeek. Jan Toroop, 1858 - 1928. Amsterdam, 1969: no. 15.
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, 71, no. 77.
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. 51.