Primitive Man

A work made of various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, wiping and erasing, heightened with touches of white and ocher gouache, on cream wove paper altered to a pale, golden tone.
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  • A work made of various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, wiping and erasing, heightened with touches of white and ocher gouache, on cream wove paper altered to a pale, golden tone.

Date:

1872

Artist:

Odilon Redon
French, 1840-1916

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Artist

Odilon Redon

Title

Primitive Man

Origin

France

Date

1872

Medium

Various charcoals, with touches of black chalk, stumping, wiping and erasing, heightened with touches of white and ocher gouache, on cream wove paper altered to a pale, golden tone

Inscriptions

Signed lower left, in charcoal: "ODILON REDON"

Dimensions

393 × 338 mm

Credit Line

Through prior bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1989.473

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