There was perhaps a first vision attempted in the flower; Plate No. 2 from the set "The Origins"

Il y eut peut etre une vision premier essayee dans la Fleur; from the set "Les Origines" Pl. II

1883
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mellerio 046

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.5 x 27 cm (14 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Image: 22.1 x 17.7 cm (8 11/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.275

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on chine collé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sea anemone with eye inside

Inscription

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

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