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Odilon Redon (Bordeaux 1840 - Paris 1916) - Artist
French painter draughtsman a. graphic artist who created a singular a. distinctive oeuvre. R. studied in Paris under J.-L. Gerome since 1958 but soon turned away from his teachers classicist style. He began with painting charcoal drawings with fantastic a. surrealistic subjects which he copied in lithographs since 1879. In 184 he was co-founder of the Société des Artistes Indépendants a. of the Salon des Indépendants. His unique oeuvre dealing with the unconscious, nightmares a. enigmatic motifs sets him apart from the contemporary avantgarde. Mus.: Paris (Louvre), New York (MoMA), Amsterdam, Den Haag a. others Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.
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Odilon Redon (Bordeaux 1840 - Paris 1916)
Proceeds : 900 €
Catalog: März 2014 (03/2014)