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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

    Bouquet dans un petit vase de grès

    Price Realised  

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
    Bouquet dans un petit vase de grès
    signed 'ODILON REDON' (lower left)
    pastel on light brown paper
    19 x 16¼ in. (48.6 x 41.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    (possibly) Étienne Bignou, Paris.
    The Lefevre Gallery, London, circa 1924.
    Chester H. Johnson, Chicago.
    Mrs Robert R. McCormick, Washington, D.C., from 1931 to circa 1970. Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, 1970.
    Alice Tully, New York, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1994, lot 143.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    'List of Important Redons in the United States', in Parnassus, vol. III, no. IV, April 1931, p. 37.
    A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, vol. III, Fleurs et paysages, Paris, 1996, no. 1425 (illustrated pp. 60-61).


    Exhibited

    (possibly) Amsterdam, E.J. van Wisselingh, Cent ans de peinture française, 1928, no. 51 (with slightly different dimensions and titled 'Géraniums et petites fleurs dans un pot en grès').
    New York, Acquavella Galleries, Odilon Redon, For the Benefit of the Lenox Hill Hospital of New York, October - November 1970, no. 24 (illustrated).