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Théâtre Libre
Paris, France

  • March 30, 1887 - February 19, 1888

The Théâtre Libre opened at 96 Rue Blanche in Paris on 30 March 1887. Founded by André Antoine, it staged innovative plays, and famous artists such as Édouard Vuillard, Paul Signac and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec designed posters for the performances. Antoine often allowed artists to exhibit work in the theatre’s rehearsal room. They included Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and Vincent, whose painting Garden with Courting Couples: Square Saint-Pierre hung there from winter 1887 to spring 1888. 


Nienke Bakker
Van Gogh et Montmartre
Bruxelles, 2011

Françoise Cachin and Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov
Van Gogh à Paris
Parijs, 1988

Ella Hendriks and Louis van Tilborgh
Vincent van Gogh schilderijen, deel 2: Antwerpen en Parijs
Amsterdam, 2011

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