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Death: “It is I who make you serious; let us embrace each other.” (La Mort: C’est moi qui te rends sérieuse; enlaçons-nous),

From the set of 22 lithographs, The Temptation of Saint Anthony (La Tentation de Saint Antoine)

Lithograph on thin grey wove chine collé on Arches paper

Print impression quality: Fair to very good

Dimensions (Sheet): 430 x 330 mm (16.9 x 13 in.)

Edition: Number 166 from edition of 210 (plus ten copies hors commerce) of the set of 22 (originally 24) lithographic illustrations printed by Auguste Clot for Gustave Flaubert’s La Tentation de Saint Antoine (Paris: Editions Ambroise Vollard, 1933), 206 pages text as unbound double sheets in portfolio. This group of lithographs at the DAC consists of 22 of the original 24 "third series" Tentation illustrations printed by Clot and Blanchard in 1896; plates 1 and 8 are not included in the DAC group.

Accession number: 1961.1.20

Purchase funds, 1961

Bibliography: Mellerio 153; Johnson 138; Trapp, The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Odilon Redon (Amherst, MA: Mead Art Museum, 1980); the English titles are from Werner, The Graphic Works of Odilon Redon (New York: Dover, 1969).

Work Type: print

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