Portrait of Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon Painting Reproductions Gallery 1 of 2

1840-1916

French Symbolist Painter

Odilon Redon (April 22, 1840 - July 6, 1916) was a Symbolist painter, born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France.
Redon started drawing as a young child, and at the age of 10 he was awarded a drawing prize at school. At age 15, he began formal study in drawing but on the insistence of his father he switched to architecture. His failure to pass the entrance exams at Paris’ École des Beaux-Arts ended any plans for a career as an architect, although he would later study there under Jean-Léon Gerôme.
Back home in his native Bordeaux, he took up sculpture, and Rodolphe Bresdin instructed him in etching and lithography. However, his artistic career was interrupted in 1870 when he joined the army to serve in the Franco-Prussian War.
At the end of the war, he moved to Paris, working almost exclusively in charcoal and lithography. It would not be until 1878 that his work gained any recognition with Guardian Spirit of the Waters, and he published his first album of lithographs, titled Dans le Rêve, in 1879. Still, Redon remained relatively unknown until the appearance in 1884 of a cult novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans titled, A rebours (Against Nature). The story featured a decadent aristocrat who collected Redon's drawings.
In the 1890s, he began to use pastel and oils, which dominated his works for the rest of his life. In 1899, he exhibited with the Nabis at Durand-Ruel's.
In 1903 he was awarded the Legion of Honor.
His popularity increased when a catalogue of etchings and lithographs was published by André Mellerio in 1913 and that same year, he was given the largest single representation at the New York Armory Show.
In 1923 Mellerio published: Odilon Redon: Peintre Dessinateur et Graveur.

41 Odilon Redon Paintings

Flowers, 1909 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers 1909

Oil Painting
$741
SKU: RED-3566
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Flowers in a Turquoise Vase, 1910 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers in a Turquoise Vase 1910

Oil Painting
$499
SKU: RED-3567
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Vase of Flowers, c.1910 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Vase of Flowers c.1910

Oil Painting
$455
SKU: RED-3568
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Black Pegasus, c.1909/10 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

The Black Pegasus c.1909/10

Oil Painting
$430
SKU: RED-3569
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Two Young Girls among the Flowers, 1912 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Two Young Girls among the Flowers 1912

Oil Painting
$590
SKU: RED-3570
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Vase of Flowers, c.1908/10 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Vase of Flowers c.1908/10

Oil Painting
$455
SKU: RED-3571
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Flowers, c.1905 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers c.1905

Oil Painting
$526
SKU: RED-3572
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Flowers in Green Vase with Handles, c.1905 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers in Green Vase with Handles c.1905

Oil Painting
$366
Canvas Print
$47.80
SKU: RED-3573
Odilon Redon
Original Size: 28.5 x 22.2 cm
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

Vase of Flowers with Branches of a Flowering Apple, c.1905/06 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Vase of Flowers with Branches of a Flowering Apple c.1905/06

Oil Painting
$600
SKU: RED-3574
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Vase of Poppies, c.1905/09 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Vase of Poppies c.1905/09

Oil Painting
$506
SKU: RED-3575
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Eve, 1904 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Eve 1904

Oil Painting
$469
SKU: RED-3576
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Still Life: the Dream, c.1904 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Still Life: the Dream c.1904

Oil Painting
$499
SKU: RED-3577
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Predestined Child, c.1904/05 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Predestined Child c.1904/05

Oil Painting
$488
SKU: RED-3578
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Panel with Flowers, c.1902 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Panel with Flowers c.1902

Oil Painting
$567
SKU: RED-3579
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enchede, Netherlands

Flowers, c.1903 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers c.1903

Oil Painting
$537
SKU: RED-3580
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Flowers in a Brown Vase, c.1903/05 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers in a Brown Vase c.1903/05

Oil Painting
$455
SKU: RED-3581
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Bouquet of Wild Flowers, c.1900 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Wild Flowers c.1900

Oil Painting
$430
SKU: RED-3582
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Bouquet of Flowers, c.1900 by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Flowers c.1900

Oil Painting
$417
SKU: RED-3583
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Vase, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Vase Undated

Oil Painting
$437
SKU: RED-3584
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase Undated

Oil Painting
$469
SKU: RED-3585
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Bouquet of Flowers in a White Vase, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Flowers in a White Vase Undated

Oil Painting
$430
SKU: RED-3586
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Flowers in a Pot on a Red Background, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Flowers in a Pot on a Red Background Undated

Oil Painting
$338
SKU: RED-3587
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Mystery, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Mystery Undated

Oil Painting
$455
SKU: RED-3588
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Phillips Collection, Washington, USA

Poet's Dream, Undated by Odilon Redon | Painting Reproduction

Poet's Dream Undated

Oil Painting
$430
SKU: RED-3589
Odilon Redon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

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