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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1299

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

    Tête de vieillard ou Le Temps

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
    Tête de vieillard ou Le Temps
    signed 'ODILON REDON' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    18 5/8 x 15 3/8 in. (47.5 x 39 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Mme J. Danthon, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 May 1933, lot 41.
    Private collection, France.
    Anon. sale, Hôtel des ventes, Pontoise, 4 June 1972.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    H. Harrison, "Something Beyond Seeing," The New York Times, 6 March 1983, p. 20.
    A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, Paris, 1992, vol. I, p. 158, no. 390 (illustrated).
    M. Restellini, Odilon Redon, Entre rêve et mystère, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, 2001, pp. 141 and 149, no. 31 (illustrated in color, p. 54).


    Exhibited

    Greenvale, Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Painting from the Mind's Eye, February-March 1983, p. 31, no. 35.