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And there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp (Et il tombe du ciel une grande etoile ardente),

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

Lithograph on thin grey wove chine collé on heavyweight wove paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Image): 303 x 232 mm (11.9 x 9.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 564 x 524 mm (22.2 x 20.6 in.)

Signed on stone, lower right: monogram “OR.”

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: 1956.34.5

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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