The impotent wing did not lift the animal into that black space; Plate No. 7 from the set "The Origins"

L'Aile impuissant n'eleva point La Bete en ces noirs espaces; from the set "Les Origines" Pl. VII

1883
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916), Printed by Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mellerio 051

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.5 x 29.2 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Image: 29.5 x 22 cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.280

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, en chine collé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Signed in image, lower right: ODILON REDON
Lower left: Odilon Redon del et lith.
Lower right: Imp. Lemercier & Cie Paris
Lower center, in graphite pencil: Cheval Ailé

Signed

signed

Markings

Lower right, stamped in black ink -- mark of André Mellerio (Lugt 153a)

Provenance

André Mellerio (Paris, 1862-1943, Lugt 153a); William H. Schab (New York); from whom purchased by MFA, February 8, 1967.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund