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Old Knight (Vieux chevalier)

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Old Knight (Vieux chevalier)

19th century
298 x 233 mm (11.7 x 9.2 in.)

Odilon Redon, French, (1840–1916)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on thin grey wove chine collé on heavyweight wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from portfolio L’Album des peintres-gravures
Edition: Trial proof before the edition of 100; printed by Blanchard, published by Vollard. Stone effaced after the edition. In the years 1896–1898, Vollard attempted to produce annual portfolios of prints entitled “L’Album des Peintres-Gravures,” ventures which did not receive widespread popular support (the third album, 1898, was never completed). The portfolio published in 1896 comprised a collection of 22 prints by different contemporary artists.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left: “Od. R.”
Bibliography: Mellerio 158; Werner, The Graphic Works of Odilon Redon (New York: Dover, 1969), p. xxiii & plate 133; Johnson, Ambroise Vollard, cat. no. 134, plate 27, pp. 13–15, 117, 191.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.24.1

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