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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

    La vision de Dante

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    Estimate

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
    La vision de Dante
    signed 'ODILON REDON' (lower right)
    gouache, watercolor and pastel on paper
    7 x 10½ in. (17.8 x 26.7 cm.)
    Executed circa 1914


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    Provenance

    Armand Parent, Paris (circa 1923).
    John A. Holabird, Chicago (circa 1928).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Mellerio, Odilon Redon, Peintre, Dessinateur et Graveur, Paris, 1923, p. 123 (illustrated in color).
    K. Berger, Odilon Redon, Fantasy and Colour, London, 1964, p. 222, no. 550 (illustrated in color, p. 131).
    A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, Paris, 1992, vol. I (Portraits et figures), p. 116, no. 271 (illustrated; illustrated again, p. 115).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Odilon Redon, Exposition rétrospective de son oeuvre, 1926, no. 161.
    New York, De Hauke & Co., Odilon Redon, November 1928, no. 46.
    Art Institute of Chicago, Odilon Redon, Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, 1928-1929, no. 36.
    New York, Museum of Modern Art, Lautrec Redon, 1931, no. 79.