Black charcoal with touches of brown charcoal, stumping, scraping and erasing, on ivory wove paper, discolored to cream
Signed lower right, in black ink: "ODILON REDON"
493 × 382 mm
David Adler Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Skecthbooks of the 19th Century (Chicago, 1979), p. 78, no. 4D7.
Douglas Druick, et.al., Odilon Redon: Prince of Dreams, 1840-1916 (Chicago, 1994), p. 360, fig. 12.
Alec Wildenstein, Odilon: Catalogue raisonne de l’oeuvre peint et dessine 3 (Paris, 1996), p. 195, no. 1667 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Exhibition of 19 charcoals owned by Jean Goriany [or Henri Petiet] made for Flaubert’s The Temptation of Saint Anthony,” August, 1941.
Tokyo, Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, “The Flora of Odilon Redon: Botanist or Interior Decorator?”, February 8 - May 20, 2018.
Ambroise Vollard (1867-1939), Paris [according to Joachim 1979]. Henri Petiet (1894-1980), Paris, by March 1940 [according to Wildenstein 1992]; sold to the Art Institute, 1950.
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