Various charcoals, with black chalk and black Conté crayon, wiping, stumping and erasing on cream wove paper altered to a golden tone
Signed and dated lower left, in charcoal: "od. Redon/ 68"
536 × 755 mm
Ada Turnbull Hertle Endowment
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Paris, Grand Palais, “80 Anniversaire du Premier Salon des Artistes Indépendants,” 1964.
Neuss, Germany, Clemens-Sels Museum, March 3-May 1965.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 64 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 136-137, cat. 65 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 152-153, cat. 69 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi.
The Art Institute of Chicago, May 1, 1988-July 24, 1989.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Odilon Redon, The Prince of Dreams 1840-1916,” July 2-September 18, 1994, cat. 18, cat. by Douglas Druick et al.; also traveled to Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum, October 20, 1994-January 15, 1995; and London, the Royal Academy of Arts, February 16–May 21, 1995.
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, “Odilon Redon,” January 28 - April 29, 2007, p. 141, cat. 9, cat. by Margret Stuffmann and Max Hollein.
The artist’s mother, Camille Redon, Bordeaux [according to a letter from Ari Redon to John Rewald dated February 3, 1967]; the artist’s brother, Ernest Redon (1843-c. 1921), Bordeaux [according to Chicago 1994]. Gabriel Frizeau (1870-1938), Bordeaux, 1907 [according to Chicago 1994]. Stephen Higgins, Paris, c. 1964 [according to Wildenstein 1992-1998]. Sold by E. V. Thaw and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1966.
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