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The Beacon

A work made of pastel, with various charcoals and touches of black chalk, stumping and erasing, on pale-pink wove paper with red fibers altered to a golden tone, laid down on cardboard.
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  • A work made of pastel, with various charcoals and touches of black chalk, stumping and erasing, on pale-pink wove paper with red fibers altered to a golden tone, laid down on cardboard.

Date:

1883, reworked c. 1893

Artist:

Odilon Redon
French, 1840-1916

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Artist

Odilon Redon

Title

The Beacon

Origin

France

Date

1883–1893

Medium

Pastel, with various charcoals and touches of black chalk, stumping and erasing, on pale-pink wove paper with red fibers altered to a golden tone, laid down on cardboard

Inscriptions

Signed lower right, in black chalk: "ODILON REDON,"

Dimensions

515 × 372 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Theodora W. Brown and Mrs. Rue W. Shaw in memory of Anne R. Winterbotham

Reference Number

1973.513

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