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lower right in stone: A. Willette; upper right printed: LE / Théâtre Libre / SAISON 1888-89... / CHEVALERIE RUSTIQUE... / L'AMANTE DU CHRIST... / MARIÉ... / LES BOUCHERS... / De la part de MM. de PORTO-RICHE, RUDOLPHE DARZENS et PAUL SOLANGES / 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.

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. 1, as Chevalerie rustique (Rustic Chivalry) by Giovanni Verga; L'Amante du Christ (Christ's Lover) by....
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, 15, no. 1.
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. 1.