Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Cover illustration for “Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon”,

From Apocalypse of Saint John (Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon)

Lithograph on heavyweight brown wove paper

Print impression quality: Uneven

Dimensions (Sheet): 630 x 443 mm (24.8 x 17.4 in.)

Signed in blue crayon on verso of cover, lower left: “Od. R.”

Edition: From the edition of 100 portfolios, each containing thirteen lithographs (cover and twelve plates), printed by Blanchard; Paris, Edité par Vollard, 6 rue Laffitte. The DAC’s set may be an exceptionally fine one, with certain plates bearing signatures or monograms not noted elsewhere. The English captions are from the King James Bible.

Accession number: 1956.34.0

Purchase funds, 1956

Bibliography: For the set, see Mellerio 173–185; Johnson, Ambroise Vollard, cat. no. 137; Werner, The Graphic Works of Odilon Redon (New York: Dover, 1969), pp. xxiv–xxv and plates 148–160.

Work Type: print

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