Un fou, dans un morne paysage, 1885

  • Imprimerie Lemercier, French
  • Odilon Redon, French, 1840-1916

Lithograph printed in black ink on chine-collé

  • Framed: Image: 8 7/8 × 7 5/8 inches (22.5 × 19.4 cm) Sheet: 17 1/2 × 12 1/4 inches (44.5 × 31.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Drawing and Print Club Fund, with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Schwartz, Mr. and Mrs. David Handleman, Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Sogoian, and Mr. Gilbert Frimet

F81.80.3

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Lithography
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Man
  • Lithograph

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in stone, lower left: ODILON REDON

Inscribed, upper center: Planche III Inscribed, lower center: Un FOU, dans un morne paysage Printed, on recto: hommage | à | Goya | 6 Lithographies | par | ODILON REDON | Ouvrage tiré a 50 Exemplaires. | 1885 Printed, on verso: Du même auteur: | DANS LE RÊVE 10 planches Tiré a 25 exemplaires | à EDGAR POE 6 planches d.o a 50 exemplaires | LES ORIGINES 8 planches d.o a 25 exemplaires | Imp. Lemercier & Cie Paris.

Provenance

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Mellerio, A. Odilon Redon. New York, 1968 (reprint of 1913 Paris edition), p. 97, no. 56.

Rights Status

Odilon Redon, Un fou, dans un morne paysage, 1885, lithograph printed in black ink on chine-collé. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Drawing and Print Club Fund, with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Schwartz, et al., F81.80.3.