5 May 2005
Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Bouquet de fleurs dans un vase bleu
signed 'ODILON REDON' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21 7/8 x 18 1/8 in. (55.6 x 46 cm.)
Gustave Fayet, Béziers, France.
D'Andoque de Sérièges.
Paul Bacou, Paris.
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Paris and New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 18 November 1998, lot 19.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, Paris, 1996, vol. III, p. 104, no. 1512 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Masterpieces of French Painting, June-July 1986 (illustrated).
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