Odilon Redon, ‘La Cellule Auriculaire’, 1894, Print, Lithograph on chine appliqué, wide margins., Catherine E. Burns Fine Prints
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Odilon Redon

La Cellule Auriculaire, 1894

Lithograph on chine appliqué, wide margins.
10 1/2 × 9 13/16 in
26.7 × 24.9 cm
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Catherine E. Burns Fine Prints
Berkeley
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Signed in pencil O.R. Publisher’s blindstamp (Lugt 819).
Publisher
Edition of 100 published by L ‘Estampe Originale. Printed by Ancourt, Paris.
Odilon Redon
French, 1840–1916
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Known for his unique blend of artistic naturalism and symbolic subject matter, Odilon Redon was highly influential among the late 19th century French avant-garde circle. Working in charcoal, pastel, oil, and lithography, Redon created imaginative scenes that, while often based in the supernatural, were nonetheless executed in a highly representational manner. Redon considered this descriptive accuracy essential, writing “every time that a human figure does not give the illusion that it is … about to come out of the picture frame to walk, act or think, the drawing is not a truly modern one.” Redon was influenced by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and Stéphane Mallarmé and admired by the painters Gustave Moreau and Gustave Klimt—as such he is often remembered as a Symbolist, though Redon preferred autonomy and never actually considered himself part of the group.

Odilon Redon, ‘La Cellule Auriculaire’, 1894, Print, Lithograph on chine appliqué, wide margins., Catherine E. Burns Fine Prints
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CEB
Catherine E. Burns Fine Prints
Berkeley
Medium
Signature
Signed in pencil O.R. Publisher’s blindstamp (Lugt 819).
Publisher
Edition of 100 published by L ‘Estampe Originale. Printed by Ancourt, Paris.
Odilon Redon
French, 1840–1916
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Known for his unique blend of artistic naturalism and symbolic subject matter, Odilon Redon was highly influential among the late 19th century French avant-garde circle. Working in charcoal, pastel, oil, and lithography, Redon created imaginative scenes that, while often based in the supernatural, were nonetheless executed in a highly representational manner. Redon considered this descriptive accuracy essential, writing “every time that a human figure does not give the illusion that it is … about to come out of the picture frame to walk, act or think, the drawing is not a truly modern one.” Redon was influenced by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and Stéphane Mallarmé and admired by the painters Gustave Moreau and Gustave Klimt—as such he is often remembered as a Symbolist, though Redon preferred autonomy and never actually considered himself part of the group.

Odilon Redon

La Cellule Auriculaire, 1894

Lithograph on chine appliqué, wide margins.
10 1/2 × 9 13/16 in
26.7 × 24.9 cm
.
Sold
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