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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 :
Painting
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 :
$1,000,000[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$1,500,000[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$900,000
Sold For :
$1,090,000*