Prints and Drawings
Artist: Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, French, born Switzerland, 1859–1923

L’Assommoir (The Drinking Den)

1900

Color lithograph

sheet: 193 × 137.4 cm (76 × 54 1/8 in.)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2015.113.3
Geography: 
Made in Switzerland
Culture: 
Swiss
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints - Posters
Provenance: 

Nathan Rubin - Ida Ladd Family Foundation Collection

Bibliography: 

Ernest de Crauzat, L’ Œvre Gravé et Lithographié de Steinlen (Paris: Société de Propogation des Livres D’Art, 1913), 137, no. 508.

Réjane Bargiel, Steinlen Plakate (Lausanne, Switzerland: Wasmuth, 1987), 66, no. 40.

Phillip Dennis Cate and Susan GIll, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (Salt Lake City, Utah: Gibbs M. Smith Inc., 1982), 76, no. 86, fig. 10.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.