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René Philipon, Paris, by whom acquired on 25 May 1895.
Re-acquired by the artist.
Gustave Fayet, Béziers, by whom acquired from the above in June 1904. Private collection, France.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 15 June 1991, lot 11.
Marc de Montebello, New York.
Galerie Hopkins-Thomas, Paris, by 1995.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1996.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
E. Hennequin, 'Beaux-Arts. Odilon Redon', in La Revue littéraire et artistique, 4 March 1882, p. 137.
R. Bacou, Odilon Redon, vol. I, Geneva, 1956, p. 69 (illustrated vol. II, no. 17, fig. 17).
A. Watt, 'Paris Commentary', in The Studio, March 1957, p. 89.
K. Berger, Odilon Redon, Phantasie und Farbe, Cologne, 1964, no. 596.
'De autobiografie van Odilon Redon', in Jong Holland, 1994, no. 3, p. 10 (illustrated fig. 3).
A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, vol. II, Paris, 1994, no. 1172 (illustrated p. 218); vol. IV, Paris, 1998, p. 318.
Paris, Le Gaulois, Odilon Redon, fusains et estampes, February 1882 (titled 'Le cauchemar').
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Exposition Odilon Redon, March - April 1894, no. 21 (titled 'Cauchemar').
(probably) Weimar, Grossherzogliches Museum für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe, Deutsche und französische Impressionisten und Neo-Impressionisten, August 1903, no. 44 (titled 'Alpdrücken').
Paris, Musée d'arts décoratifs, Odilon Redon, exposition rétrospective de son oeuvre, March 1926, no. 203 (titled 'Origines').
Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Odilon Redon, October 1956 - January 1957, no. 28 (titled 'Vision').
Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bosch, Goya et le Fantastique, May - July 1957, no. 343 (titled 'Vision').
Chicago, The Art Institute, Odilon Redon, Prince of Dreams, July - September 1994, no. 65 (illustrated p. 141, fig. 28, titled 'Le cauchemar'); this exhibition later travelled to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Vincent Van Gogh, October 1994 - January 1995 and London, The Royal Academy of Arts, February - May 1995.
Paris, Galerie Hopkins-Thomas, Salon des Beaux-Arts de Paris, September 1995.
New York, Marc de Montebello Fine Art, 19th and 20th Century Paintings and Drawings, October - November 1995 (illustrated).
Lugano, Museo cantonale d'arte, Odilon Redon, La natura dell'invisibile, September - November 1996, no. 39 (illustrated p. 178, fig. 39).