The Buddha (Le Buddha)

Odilon Redon (1840 - 1916)

lithograph in black on chine collé on wove paper, 59.9 cm x 43 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

What is it?
What can you see?
Context
printmaker
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publisher
based on
compiler album
writer preface

Object data

Object number
p1078V2000
Edition
1st state of 2
Dimensions
59.9 cm x 43 cm, 31.7 cm x 25.1 cm, 31.7 cm x 25.1 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Mellerio 132, Stein & Karshan 64, Boyer & Cate 64

Inscription/label

monogram
OdR. by Redon, Odilon
inscription
Le Buddha On m'a mené dans les écoles. J'en savais plus que les docteurs. (gustave Flaubert) by Redon, Odilon
blind embossing
by Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, Lugt no. 819
number
80/64

Literature

  • by Donna M. Stein and Donald H. Karshan, L' Estampe Originale : a catalogue raisonné, 1970, p. 13, 130-131, no. 64
  • André Mellerio : ed. by Alan Hyman, Odilon Redon : les estampes - the graphic work : catalogue raisonné, 2001, p. 278-279
  • with essays by Patricia Eckert Boyer, Phillip Dennis Cate, l'Estampe originale : artistic printmaking in France 1893-1895, 1991, no. 64