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upper right in image: ODILON REDON; lower right in image: ODILON REDON

Provenance

Andries Bonger, Almen (The Hague); (Jacques Seligman & Co., New York); Dr. and Mrs. George E. Murphy, New York; Annette Cross Murphy, New York; (sale, Christie's, New York, 16 May 1990, no. 116); (Artemis, London); purchased 2000 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1951
Odilon Redon, 1840 - 1916, Pastels and Drawings, Jacques Seligman and Co., Inc., New York, The Cleveland Museum of Art and The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1951 - 1952, no. 12.
1954
Reality and Fantasy 1900 - 1954, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1954, no. 137.
1956
Visionaries and Dreamers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1956, no. 32.
1957
Bosch, Goya et le Fantastique, Bordeaux (VIIe Exposition internationale de Bordeaux, organized by L'Association d'action française artistique), 1957, no. 337.
1970
Odilon Redon, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, 1970, no. 2.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001, 216.
2007
As in a Dream: Odilon Redon, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2007, Margaret Stuffman et al., no. 164.
2009
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; NGA; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, 2009 - 2010
Bibliography
1965
Berger, Klaus. Odilon Redon, Fantasy and Colour. New York, 1965: no. 363, plates 27 and 27a.
1992
Wildenstein, Alec. Odilon Redon, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné. 4 vols. Paris, 1992-1998: vol. 2, no. 1269 (color repro.)