Le Monde Des Chimeres
Artwork: Le Monde Des Chimeres
Size: 240.7 x 80.3 cm
Medium: Distemper on canvas
Creation year: 1903
Marks: Signed Odilon Redon (towards center right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1903-04
Provenance: Princesse de Faucigny-Cystria Paris; Charles-Auguste Girard Paris; Madame Gustave Coquiot Paris E. & A. Silberman Galleries New York; Reader's Digest Collection New York (acquired in 1953 and sold: Sotheby's New York November 16 1998 lot 18); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Paris Salon d'Automne 1904 no. 1; Coral Gables Lowe Gallery & Palm Beach Society of the Four Arts Odilon Redon 1955; New York E. & A. Silberman Galleries An Exhibition of Paintings 1955 no. 26 illustrated in the catalogue; Washington D.C. The Corcoran Gallery of Art Visionaries and Dreamers 1956 no. 28 illustrated in the catalogue; Paris Musee de l'Orangerie Odilon Redon 1956-57 no. 185 (titled Chimere); New York M. Knoedler & Co. Reader's Digest Collection 1963 n.n. illustrated in the catalogue; Tokyo Palaceside Building Forty Paintings from The Reader's Digest Collection 1966 no. 25 illustrated in the catalogue (titled Pegasus); New York Acquavella Galleries Inc. Odilon Redon 1970 no. 18 illustrated in the catalogue; Auckland City Art Gallery The Reader's Digest Collection: Manet to Picasso 1989 n.n. illustrated in color the catalogue; Detroit Institute of Arts 1999-2010 (on loan)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-05
Lot Number: 146
Low Estimate: $1000000 [-9%]
High Estimate: $1500000 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $900000
Sold For: $1090000