Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

Naissance de Vénus

Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Naissance de Vénus
signed 'ODILON RE' (lower left)
oil on canvas
8 5/8 x 6 ½ in. (21.8 x 16.2 cm.)
Painted circa 1910
C.M. de Hauke & Co., Inc., New York.
B.D. Saklatwalla, Crafton, Pennsylvania (acquired from the above, by 1928); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 1 May 1946, lot 7.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale).
Carman Messmore, New York (acquired from the above, June 1946).
Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner, March 1989.
K.G. Sterne, "Odilon Redon Viewed Again," Parnassus, vol. 3, no. 3, March 1931, p. 9.
K. Berger, Odilon Redon, Phantasie und Farbe, Cologne, 1964, p. 194, no. 178.
A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, Paris, 1994, vol. II, pp. 5 and 9, no. 739 (illustrated).
M. Gibson, Odilon Redon, Le prince des rêves, Cologne, 1995, p. 7 (illustrated in color, p. 16).
M. Restellini, Odilon Redon, Entre rêves et mystère, exh. cat., Musée d'art moderne, Gunma, 2001, pp. 145-146 and 150, no. 59 (illustrated in color, p. 84).
New York, C.M. de Hauke & Co., Inc., Odilon Redon, November 1928, no. 20.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings, Pastels and Drawings by Odilon Redon, December 1928-January 1929, no. 17.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Lautrec, Redon, February-March 1931, p. 25, no. 70 (illustrated).
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Paintings from the Collection of B.D. Saklatwalla, April-May 1934, no. 14.

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