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And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand (Apres cela je vis descendre du ciel un ange qui avait la clef de l’abime, et une grande chaine en sa main)

Odilon Redon1899

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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  • Title: And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand (Apres cela je vis descendre du ciel un ange qui avait la clef de l’abime, et une grande chaine en sa main)
  • Creator: Odilon Redon
  • Date Created: 1899
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed on stone, lower center: monogram “OR.”
  • Set or Series Title: Apocalypse of Saint John (Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1956
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph on thin grey wove chine collé on heavy wove paper
  • Keywords: Bible, New Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the edition of 100 portfolios, each containing 13 lithographs (cover and 12 plates), printed by Blanchard; Paris, Edité par Vollard, 6 rue Laffitte
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 302 mm x 233 mm (11.89 in. x 9.17 in.). Sheet dimensions: 564 mm x 524 mm (22.2 in. x 20.63 in.).
  • Bibliography: For the set, see Mellerio 173–185; Johnson, Ambroise Vollard, cat. no. 137; Werner, The Graphic Works of Odilon Redon (New York: Dover, 1969), pp. xxiv–xxv and plates 148–160
  • Associated People: Created by Odilon Redon (French, 1840-1916)
  • Artist Nationality : French
  • Artist Death: 1916
  • Artist Birth: 1840
  • Accession Number: 1956.34.8

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