Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon (20 April 1840 – 6 July 1916) The greatest of the French symbolists. In 1870 he settled in Paris. Worked at first with charcoal. In 1879, published a first series of lithographs In Dream. In 1884, he took part in the Salon des Indépendants, and in the Salon of the XX in Brussels. A friend of Mallarmé, Francis Jammes, Jean Moréas and Paul Valéry. He took up pastels and colour in the 1890s.

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