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And man appeared, questioning the earth from which he emerged and which attracts him, he made his way toward somber brightness; Plate 8 from the set "The Origins"

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Inscription

Signed in the image, upper left: ODILON REDON Lower left: Odilon Redon del et lith. Lower right: Imp. Lemercier & Cie Paris Lower center, in graphite pencil: L'homme Primitif

Signed

signed

Marks

Lower left, stamped in black ink -- mark of André Mellerio (Lugt 153a)

Provenance

André Mellerio (Paris, 1862-1943, Lugt 153a); William H. Schab (New York); from whom purchased by MFA, February 8, 1967.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Et l'homme parut, interrogeant le sol d'où il sort et qui l'attire, il se fraya la voie vers de sombres clartés; from the set "Les Origines" Pl. VIII

1883

Catalogue Raisonné

Mellerio 052

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.2 x 27.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.) Image: 28 x 20.3 cm (11 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

67.281

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, en chine-collé

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