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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Odilon Redon, French (Bordeaux, France 1840 - 1916 Paris, France)
Don Quixote
Work Type
before 1890
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black crayon, black conté crayon and brown/black ink with scratchwork on tracing paper, laid down
actual: 29.9 x 22.4 cm (11 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Drawings Recent Acquisitions, Bulletin of the Fogg Museum of Art, vol. 11, no. 1, January 1949, repr.

Paul J. Sachs, Modern Prints and Drawings, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (New York, NY, 1954), pl. 49

Agnes Mongan, Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965]: given and bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1965), cat. no. 63, repr.

Klaus Berger, Odilon Redon: Fantasy and Color, McGraw-Hill Book Company (New York, 1965), p. 225, no. 592

Nicholas Wadley, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing, Dutton Studio Books, New York (New York, NY, 1991), pp. 242-243, repr. p. 243

Alec Wildenstein, Odilon Redon: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint et dessiné, Wildenstein Institute (Paris, 1992-1998), vol. 1, p. 274, cat. no. 694, repr.

John J. Allen and Patricia S. Finch, Don Quijote en el arte y pensamiento de Occidente, Catedra (Madrid, 2004), repr. p. 131 (color)

Exhibition History

Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Collected by Paul J. Sachs), Century Club, New York, 05/12/1947 - 09/25/1947

Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] Given and Bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/15/1965 - 01/15/1966; Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 12/19/1966 - 02/26/1967

Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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