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April 1212, 2018
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LOT 110

Lot 110

Odilon Redon (1840-1916)

Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
Lot 110 Details
Odilon Redon (1840-1916), French


Lithograph on wove paper; titled to label verso. Published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris in 1933.

Together with:

Two illustrations from Baudelaire's LES FLEURS DU MAL, 1890: Couverture-Frontispiece [Mellerio, 198]; JE T’ADORE A L’EGAL DE LA VOUTE NOCTURNE [Mellerio, 199]
Two Evely process photogravures from copper plates for the book
Image/Plates 6.4 x 4.1 in — 16.3 x 10.5 cm; 10.8 x 8.1 in — 27.5 x 20.5 cm; 10 x 6.5 in — 25.5 x 16.5 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $420
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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

In Harry Coughey, Toronto frames;
Carol Solway Collection, Toronto;
Her Estate Collection, Toronto


The series of original drawings for “Les Fleurs du Mal” was first exhibited at the Salon des XX in February 1890, and then "reproduced" full size for the edition by the Evely process. Republished later by Henri Floury (Paris, 1923). The plates were unnumbered, and without the typographic text below the plates as in these two examples.


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LOT 110

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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