navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Odilon Redon

Les Fleurs du Mal - Interprétation par Odilon Redon, 1923

Suite of Lithographs
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 × 1/10 in
34 × 26 × 0.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€7,900
location
Only Exhibition
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Wallector
Only Exhibition
Follow

Charles Baudealire first published his masterpiece in 1857, poetry that foreshadowed the Symbolist …

Read more

Charles Baudealire first published his masterpiece in 1857, poetry that foreshadowed the Symbolist and inspired entire generations for his wide range of reflections and controversies, and inspired thanks to its sensuality and melancholy. In 1889, the new edition of Les Fleurs du Mal was conceived, and it seems that …

Read more
Medium
Books and Portfolios
Publisher
Henry Floury
Odilon Redon
French, 1840–1916
Follow

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.

navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Wallector
Only Exhibition
Follow

Charles Baudealire first published his masterpiece in 1857, poetry that foreshadowed the Symbolist …

Read more

Charles Baudealire first published his masterpiece in 1857, poetry that foreshadowed the Symbolist and inspired entire generations for his wide range of reflections and controversies, and inspired thanks to its sensuality and melancholy. In 1889, the new edition of Les Fleurs du Mal was conceived, and it seems that …

Read more
Medium
Books and Portfolios
Publisher
Henry Floury
Odilon Redon
French, 1840–1916
Follow

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

Les Fleurs du Mal - Interprétation par Odilon Redon, 1923

Suite of Lithographs
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 × 1/10 in
34 × 26 × 0.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€7,900
location
Only Exhibition
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Odilon Redon
Other works from Wallector
Related works
Most Similar