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And the angel took the censer (Puis l’ange prit l’encensoir)

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And the angel took the censer (Puis l’ange prit l’encensoir)

19th century
318 x 214 mm (12.5 x 8.4 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 Apocalypse of Saint John (Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon)
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.
Marks: Signed on stone, lower left: “ODILON REDON” and monogram “OR.”
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.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1956
Accession Number: 1956.34.4

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