The Siren, clothed in barbs, emerged from the waves; Plate No. 4 from the set "The Origins"

La Sirene sortit des flots, vetue de dards; from the set "Les Origines" Pl. IV

1883
Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mellerio 048

Dimensions

Sheet: 39 x 31.2 cm (15 3/8 x 12 5/16 in.) Image: 29.9 x 23.4 cm (11 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.277

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, 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: Sirène

Signed

signed

Markings

Lower left, 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