Tears (Les Pleurs)

1878
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wildenstein 1135

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.5 x 35.6 cm (17 1/2 x 14 in.) Framed: 74.3 x 62.9 cm (29 1/4 x 24 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.199

Medium or Technique

Charcoal with touches of white watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Signed

Lower left: ODILON REDON

Provenance

Ambroise Vollard (b. 1867 - d. 1939), Paris [see note 1]. By 1923, Antoine de La Rochefoucauld (b. 1862 - d. 1959), Marilles, France [see note 2]. 1958, sold by the Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris, to Laurence K. Marshall, Cambridge, MA; by descent to his widow, Lorna J. Marshall, Cambridge; 2002, by descent to Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and John K. Marshall; 2005, partial gift of Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and John K. Marshall to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] According to Alec Wildenstein, Odilon Redon (Paris, 1992-1998), vol. 2, pp. 198-199, no. 1135. [2] According to Mellerio's chronology; see Chicago 1994, p. 451, no. 71.

Credit Line

Partial purchase with funds from the Sophie M. Friedman Fund, Ruth V. S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines, Susan Bennett, and Claire and Richard Morse, and partial gift of Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and John K. Marshall