13 May 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 75,000
Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000
Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Tête de Minerve
signed 'ODILON REDON' (lower left)
pastel and black Conté crayon on buff paper
14 1/8 x 11 ¼ in. (35.7 x 28.4 cm.)
Drawn circa 1905
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This work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the catalogue critique of Odilon Redon's paintings and drawings being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.
Gustave Fayet, Château d'Igny.
Private collection, Bern.
Galerie Hopkins-Thomas-Custot, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, May 2000.
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