Guardian Spirit of the Waters

A work made of various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, erasing, incising, and subtractive sponge work, heightened with traces of white chalk, on cream wove paper altered to a golden tone.
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  • A work made of various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, erasing, incising, and subtractive sponge work, heightened with traces of white chalk, on cream wove paper altered to a golden tone.

Date:

1878

Artist:

Odilon Redon
French, 1840-1916

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Artist

Odilon Redon

Title

Guardian Spirit of the Waters

Origin

France

Date

1878

Medium

Various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, erasing, incising, and subtractive sponge work, heightened with traces of white chalk, on cream wove paper altered to a golden tone

Inscriptions

Signed lower left, in black chalk: "OD.R."

Dimensions

466 × 376 mm

Credit Line

David Adler Collection

Reference Number

1950.1428

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