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An Armful of Wildflowers in a Delicate Pastel by Odilon Redon

Published on , by Philippe Dufour
Auction on 28 November 2023 - 14:30 (CET) - Salle 5 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

The Symbolist master offers us this spectacular bouquet of flowers, testimony to his lifelong passion for botany.

Odilon Redon (1840-1916), Vase de fleurs des champs (Vase with Wildflowers), c. 1900-1905,...  An Armful of Wildflowers in a Delicate Pastel by Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon (1840-1916), Vase de fleurs des champs (Vase with Wildflowers), c. 1900-1905, pastel on paper, signed lower left, 81.5 x 60 cm/32.08 x 23.62 in. Estimate: €400,000/600,000

This Vase de fleurs des champs ( Vase of Wildflowers ), by pastel virtuoso Odilon Redon , is a far cry from the disturbing image of the thistle with a human face, engraved in 1891 for his version of Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal ... Ten years later, the Symbolist artist took a more naturalistic approach, combining different types of real…
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Tuesday 28 November 2023 - 14:30 (CET) - Live
Salle 5 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009 Paris
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