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Des Esseintes: P.303-1949

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Current Location: In storage


Des Esseintes


Printmaker: Redon, Odilon




Frontispiece to A Rebours, by J.-K. Huysmans

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Production date: AD 1888


Proof before letters

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 129 mm Width 91 mm
Sheet Height 45 mm Width 316 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DES ESSEINTES_100 Exemp.
  • Location: Upper right margin
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Odilon Redon
  • Location: Lower right margin
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.303-1949
Primary reference Number: 9079
Mellerio: 82
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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