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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Odilon Redon

Title

The Beacon

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

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

51.5 × 37.2 cm (20 5/16 × 14 11/16 in.)

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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