When life was awakening in the depths of obscure matter; Plate No. 1 from the set "The Origins"

Quand s'eveillait la vie au fond de la matiere obscure; from the set "Les Origines" Pl. I

1883
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mellerio 045

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.7 x 28.7 cm (14 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.) Image: 27.4 x 20.2 cm (10 13/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.274

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on chine collé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

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