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Le Sphinx : Mon regard, que rien ne peut dévier, demeure tendu à travers les choses sur un horizon inaccessible. La Chimère: Moi, je suis légère et joyeuse!: P.312-1949

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Titles

Le Sphinx : Mon regard, que rien ne peut dévier, demeure tendu à travers les choses sur un horizon inaccessible. La Chimère: Moi, je suis légère et joyeuse!
Translated as: The Sphinx: My gaze, which nothing can deflect, remains fixed across all things on an unreachable horizon. The Chimera: I am full of lightness and joy!
À Gustave Flaubert

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Redon, Odilon

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1889

Note

Plate 5 of 6, À Gustave Flaubert

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 277 mm Width 210 mm
Sheet Height 549 mm Width 361 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: le sphinx : / ......mon regard, que rien ne peut dévier, demeure tendu à travers les choses sur un horizon inaccessible. / la chimère : / Moi, je suis légère et joyeuse !
  • Location: Lower centre margin
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Caption
  • Text: ODILON REDON
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.312-1949
Primary reference Number: 9072
Mellerio: 99
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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