The Black Ribbon (Le Ruban Noir), c.1902
Oil on canvas mounted on board.
Exhibited in the Art Institute of Chicago's 15th Annual Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, October 28th through December 7th 1902, number 28. Also exhibited in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art's 72nd Annual Exhibition, January 19th through February 28th 1903, number 421.
Verso bears label of A. Guinchard, 76 Rue Blanche, Paris. inscribed in ink: "Exposition Chicago/ No. 4 Le ruban noir /M. Bittinger."